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  • ḤASANVAND

    Pierre Oberling

    a Lor tribe of the Piškuh region in Lorestān. In the 1870s it numbered some 2,500 families distributed among 16 tiras.

  • ḤĀŠEM, RAḤIM

    Habib Borjian

    (1908,-1993), Tajik essayist, literary critic, and translator, who is considered to have been one of the founders of modern Tajik literature.

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  • HĀŠEMIDS

    Cross-Reference

    See ĀL-E HĀŠEM.

  • HASHISH

    Cross-Reference

    See BANG.

  • ḤASIBI, KĀẒEM

    Bagher Agheli and EIr

    (1906-1990), political figure and university professor. When the oil industry was nationalized in 1951, Ḥasibi, as Deputy Minister of Finance, became a member of the delegation charged with the eviction of the former oil company. He accompanied Dr. Moṣaddeq to the U.N. Security Council and also, as oil adviser, defended Persia at the Hague International Tribunal against the British complaint.

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  • HAŠT BEHEŠT (1)

    cross-reference

    See ISFAHAN x. MONUMENTS.

  • HAŠT BEHEŠT (2)

    Michele Bernardini

    (lit: “the Eight Heavens, the Eight paradises”), a cosmological concept used on several occasions as the title of literary works, or as the name of a particular architectural form in Persian, Turkish, and Indian contexts.

  • HAŠTPAR

    Marcel Bazin

    city in the western part of Gilān Province, center of the šahrestān (sub-provincial district) of Ṭāleš (or Tāleš).

  • HAŠTPĀY

    Antonio Panaino

    name of a game from the Sasanian era which has not been precisely identified.

  • HAŠTRUD

    Z. Sadrolashrafi

    a sub-province (šahrestān) in the south of Azerbaijan, situated between lat 36°45’ and 37°24’ N,  long 46°25’ and 47°24’ E, some 134 km from Tabriz and 101 km from Miāna Sub-province.