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  • KĀVA NEWSPAPER

    Iraj Afšār

    In this period, Germany, with no apparent interests in Iran, was favored by nationalist Iranians, who believed that it was the one that could free Iran from the political and economic domination of Great Britain and Russia.  The name of the paper recalled Kāva, the legendary hero who rose against Żaḥḥāk, the bloodthirsty tyrant.

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  • ḴĀVARĀN-NĀMA

    Multiple Authors

    a Persian religious epic poem composed by Ebn Ḥosām Ḵᵛāfi or Ḵusfi.

  • ḴĀVARĀN-NĀMA i. The Epic Poem

    Julia Rubanovich

    (ḴĀVAR-NĀMA) a Persian religious epic poem composed by Ebn Ḥosām Ḵᵛāfi or Ḵusfi.

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  • ḴĀVARĀN-NĀMA ii. The Illustrated Manuscripts

    Raya Shani

    illustrated manuscripts of Ḵāvarān-nāma from Iran, Turkey, and India

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  • ḴĀVARI KĀŠĀNI

    Mehrdad Amanat

    preacher, poet, journalist, and constitutional activist. Ḵāvari learned the fundamentals of traditional learning from his preacher father, Sayyed Hāšem Wāʿeẓ.

  • KAVI

    cross-reference

    See KAYĀNIĀN.

  • ḴĀVIĀR

    Cross-reference

    See CAVIAR.

  • KAVIR

    Cross-Reference

    Persian word meaning "desert." See DESERT.

  • KĀVUS

    Cross-reference

    See KAYĀNIĀN.

  • KAWĀD I

    Nikolaus Schindel

    Sasanian king, son of Pērōz I. This entry is divided into two sections:  i. Reign. ii. Coinage.