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Ramiyar P. Karanjia
a Zoroastrian sect (Ar. qadim “old, ancient”). The movement emerged in 18th-century India.
Willem Floor and EIr.
principal meaning “headman,” from Middle Persian kadag-xwadāy, lit. “head of a household."
(1st cent. CE), first Kuṣān king, founder of the Kuṣāna dynasty in Central Asia and India, as indicated by the legend written in Gāndhāri and Kharoṣṭhī.
German physician and traveler to Russia, the Orient, and the Far East (1651-1716).
William W. Malandra
an Avestan word whose approximate meaning is ‘soothsayer.’
(Kāfer Qalʿa), ancient settlement and one of the largest archeological monuments of the Vakhsh river valley, on the western outskirts of Kolkhozabad, Tajikistan. The city (šahrestān) together with the citadel form a square, each side 360 m long, oriented approximately to the cardinal points.This Article Has Images/Tables.
, Moḥammad b. Aḥmad-e Kāši, one of the most competent of all the mathematical astronomers and planetary theorists of medieval Islam (d. 956/1550).
C. A. Petrie
distinctive ceramic vessels dated to the late 3rd and early 2nd millennia BCE, primarily found in Fārs.This Article Has Images/Tables.
a traditional Persian dish; most of the recipes are very similar to those for making a plain omelet.
Markazi Province, a village located about 35 km northeast of Anjedān and northwest of Maḥallāt in central Iran, with ruins of a fairly large caravanserai.