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  • JĀS

    D. T. Potts

    also written Jāšk (‘Jasques’ in English East India Company sources), a small Baluchi port on the Makrān coast with palm gardens.

  • JĀSK

    Daniel T. Potts

    a small Baluchi port on the Makrān coast with palm gardens, considered part of the Hormozgan province.

  • JAŠN

    cross-reference

    See GĀHANBĀR; FESTIVALS ii.

  • JĀSP

    cross-reference

    See MAḤALLĀT.

  • JĀT

    M. Jamil Hanifi

    a contested and ambiguous label for several non-food-producing peripatetic, itinerant communities in Afghanistan and the surrounding region.

  • JĀTAKASTAVA

    Mauro Maggi

    a Khotanese religious poem in praise (Skt. stava-) of the Buddha’s former births (Skt. jātaka-).

  • JAUBERT, PIERRE AMÉDÉE ÉMILIEN-PROBE

    Nader Nasiri-Moghaddam

    It was only in June 1806 that Jaubert was received in audience by the Shah of Persia in Tehran and presented a letter from Napoleon. The negotiations were carried out very well and the court of Persia offered him a large portrait of the shah as well as various Persian manuscripts that Jaubert gave to the Imperial Library after his return to Paris in January 1807.

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  • JAVĀNMARDI

    Mohsen Zakeri

    also fotowwa, denoting a wide variety of amorphous associations with initiation rituals and codes in the Islamic world, primarily in its eastern regions.

  • JAVĀNRUD

    ʿAbd-Allāh Marduḵ and EIr.

    a city and a sub-province (šahrestān) in the northwest of Kermānšāhān Province near the border with Iraq at about 110 km southwest of Sanandaj sub-province.

  • JAVĀNŠIR QARĀBĀḠI, JAMĀL

    George Bournoutian

    (1773-1853), a leader of the Javānšir tribe and an office-holder in Qarābāḡ and Dagestan.