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M. H. Ganji
river in Damāvand and Garmsār districts of Semnān province in northern Persia.
N. Y. Chalisova
shortened title of the famous treatise Ḥadāʾeq al-seḥr fi daqāʾeq al-šeʿr (“Gardens of magic in the subtleties of poetry”) by Rašid(-e) Waṭwāt (d. 1182-83).
(Goruh-e Farhangi-e Hadaf), a pioneering private educational complex founded in Tehran in 1949-50.
K. A. Jaisi
Indian scholar of Persian literature (1894-1963).
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
, Shaikh Mollā (1797-1873), the most famous Islamic philosopher of the Qajar period, as well as an outstanding theologian and a notable poet.This Article Has Images/Tables.
J.T.P. de Bruijn
a Persian didactical maṯnawi by the twelfth-century poet Ḥakim Majdud b. Ādam Sanāʾi.
See PALACE i. ACHAEMENID.
the Avestan name of a minor Zoroastrian divinity, glossed in Pahlavi (tr. of Visprad 1:9) by mēnōg ī xānag “Spirit of the house.”
Shahab Ahmed, A. Kazemi-Moussavi, Ismail K. Poonawala, Hamid Algar, Shaul Shaked
term denoting reports that convey the normative words and deeds of the Prophet Moḥammad; it is understood to refer generically to the entire corpus of this literature and to the thousands of individual reports that comprise it.
Hadith literature is understood to be the repository of the sonna (normative conduct) of the Prophet, which is regarded as second in authority only to the Koran as a source of Divine truth.