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  • GĪĀṮ-AL-DĪN NAQQĀŠ

    Priscilla Soucek

    a painter (naqqāš) active in Herat ca. 1419-30, where he was in the employ of the Timurid Bāysonḡor b. Šāhroḵ.

  • GĪĀṮ-AL-DĪN ŠĪRĀZĪ

    Lisa Golombek

    master architect in Khorasan during the reign of the Timurid Šāhroḵ (1405-47).

  • GĪĀṮ-AL-DIN TOḠLOQ

    Cross-Reference

    See DELHI SULTANATE i; TUGHLUQIDS.

  • GĪĀṮVAND

    Pierre Oberling

    a Kurdish tribe of the Qazvīn region.

  • GIBB MEMORIAL SERIES

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    or GMS; a series of publications, which has continued for almost a century, mainly, but not exclusively, dedicated to editions and translations of Arabic, Persian, and Turkish texts.

  • GIBBON, EDWARD

    Michael Rogers

    (1737-1794), author of The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (London, 1776-88). Relations of Persia and the later steppe nomads with the East Roman/Byzantine empire are an essential component of Gibbon’s celebrated history.

  • GIFT GIVING

    Multiple Authors

    various aspects of gift giving in Persia.

  • GIFT GIVING i. Introduction

    EIr

    The following article constitutes a preliminary attempt at studying various aspects of gift giving in a chronological and historical framework, from the pre-Islamic era to the early modern period.

  • GIFT GIVING ii. In Pre-Islamic Persia

    JOSEF WIESEHÖFER

    Giving and receiving gifts appears to have assumed a particular significance and a specific manner in the ancient Near East, and especially in ancient Iran.

  • GIFT GIVING iii. In The Medieval Period

    Cross-Reference

    See Supplement.