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See ĀL-E JALĀYER.
Soviet Tajik writer (1909-1989), a master of the short story.
a small Laki-speaking tribe inhabiting the Kermānšāh and Lorestān regions, most of whom belong to the Ahl-e Haqq sect.
(Galen), the Arabic form of Greek Galenos, the name of the illustrious 2nd-century authority on medicine of ancient Greece.
the site of a major battle between the Sasanian and Muslim forces. This locale is a medium-sized town in the Diāla Province of Iraq, situated on the middle course of the Diāla River.
M. Reza Fariborz Hamzeh’ee
name given to a religious ceremony performed among two important religious communities living traditionally in the same historical region on the Zagros Mountain chain.
a mountainous region on the way from Kabul to Herat, and a historically important village in the province of Ghur (Ḡur) in western Afghanistan.
“cup”: in Persian art and literature. Pending online.
F. B. Flood
pre-eminent 12th-century monument of the Šansabāni sultans of Ḡur in central Afghanistan. The minaret stands 65 meters high near the confluence of the Harirud and Jāmrud rivers in a remote mountain valley once protected by a series of defensive towers.This Article Has Images/Tables.