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  • GAYŌMARD (ARTICLE 2)

    Carlo Cereti

    in the Zoroastrian tradition, a primordial giant, the first man from whom mankind descends.

  • GAYSĀTA

    Hiroshi Kumamoto

    the name of a town in Khotanese documents in the A. F. R. Hoernle, Mark Aurel Stein, Sven Hedin, and N. F. Petrovsky collections.

  • GAZ (1)

    B. Grami, M. R. Ghanoonparvar

    common term in Persian for several species of the genera Tamarix (desert trees) and Astragalus (spiny shrubs of gavan); also the name of a confection made with the sweet exudate (gaz-angobīn) produced on Astragalus.

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  • GAZ (2)

    Minu Yusofnezhad

    or Jaz; a town in the province of Isfahan, of the šahrestān of Barḵᵛār and Mayma, situated 18 km north of the city of Isfahan at an altitude of 1,578 m above sea level.

  • ḠAZĀ

    Cross-Reference

    See ISLAM IN IRAN xi. JIHAD IN ISLAM.

  • GAZA

    Cross-Reference

    See GANZAK.

  • GAZACA

    Cross-Reference

    See GANZAK.

  • ḠAŻĀʾERĪ

    Etan Kohlberg

    nesba of two Imami authors and traditionists (10th-11th centuries).

  • ḠAŻĀʾERĪ RĀZĪ, ABŪ ZAYD MOḤAMMAD

    François de Blois

    or ḠAŻĀYERĪ RĀZĪ, b. ʿALĪ, Persian poet of the early 11th century.

  • ḠAZAL

    Multiple Authors

    the most important Persian lyric, adopted also by literatures influenced by the classical Persian tradition, in particular Turkish and Urdu poetry.