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(Chin. name Yutian), city and county in the southern Tarim basin in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Erik S. Ohlander
term for the tattered cloak, robe, or overshirt traditionally worn by the Sufis as a symbol of wayfaring on the mystical path.
(Kešš, Kašš), an important ancient and medieval city, located in the upper Kaškā-daryā valley, now Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan.
J. T. P. de Bruijn
(also vocalized Kasāʾi), 10th-century Persian poet.
ELTON L. DANIEL
an important early Arabic historical text by Ebn Aʿṯam Kufi (d. 314/926?), which was translated, at least in part, into Persian towards the end of the 6th/12th century.
Sholeh Quinn and Stephen N. Lambden
a major work of Mirzā Ḥosayn-ʿAli Nuri Bahāʾ-Allāh (d. 1892) in defense of the religious claims of Sayyed ʿAli-Moḥammad the Bāb.
“Book on China,” written by Seyyed ʿAlī Akbar Ḵeṭāʾī in Istanbul.
a Kudish tribe of Khorasan. It was one of those Kurdish tribes that Shah ʿAbbās I forced to migrate from western Persia around 1600 for the purpose of fighting off the incursions of the Uzbeks.
(Sāmuʾel Ḵāčikiān), Iranian filmmaker (b. 20 October 1923, Tabriz; d. 21 October 2001, Tehran).This Article Has Images/Tables.
(1913-1978), Air Force officer, first general manager of Iran Air 1962-78.This Article Has Images/Tables.