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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.

  • JAPAN

    Multiple Authors

    AND ITS RELATIONS WITH IRAN. The subject of contact between the two countries will be discussed in the following sub-entries.

  • JAPAN i. Introduction

    C. J. Brunner

    Direct contact and observation of each other by Persians and Japanese would wait for the establishment of Japan’s relations with the world by the modernizing administration of the Meiji period (1868-1912).