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  • JAMŠID ii. In Persian Literature

    Mahmoud Omidsalar

    Sources all agree that he reigned for several hundred years, but they differ on the exact length of his rule.

  • JĀN MOḤAMMAD KHAN

    Bāqer ʿĀqeli

    , AMIR ʿALĀʾI (1886-1951), brigadier general and commander of Khorasan army during the early Reżā Shah period, noted for his ruthlessness but eventually undone due to a mutiny of unpaid  troops.

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  • JANĀB

    cross-reference

    See ALQĀB VA ʿANĀWIN.

  • JANĀB DAMĀVANDI

    S. A. Mir ʿAlinaqi

    (1867-1973), popular name of Moḥammad Fallāḥi, a vocalist of the late Qajar period.

  • JAND

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    a medieval Islamic town on the right bank of the lower Jaxartes in Central Asia some 350 km from where the river enters the Aral Sea.

  • JANDAQ

    M. Badanj

    a town and rural district (dehestān) in the Ḵor and Biābānak district (baḵš) of Nāʾin sub-province in the province of Isfahan.

  • JANGALI MOVEMENT

    Pezhmann Dailami

    (1915-20), under the leadership of Mirzā Kuček Khan Jangali, in response to the political decay during World War I and the occupation of Iran by Anglo-Russian and Ottoman troops.

  • JĀNI BEG KHAN BIGDELI ŠĀMLU

    Rudi Matthee

    (d. 1645), išik-āqāsi-bāši (master of ceremony) and qurči-bāši (head of the tribal guards) under the Safavid Shah Ṣafi I (r. 1629-42) and Shah ʿAbbās II (r. 1642-66).

  • JANNĀBA

    Cross-Reference

    term used by early Muslim geographers to refer to the county (šahrestān) and port city on the Persian Gulf in the province of Būšehr. See GANĀVA.

  • JANNĀBI, ABU SAʿID

    Cross-Reference

    11th-century vizier and man of letters. See, ĀBI, ABU SAʿID.