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(or Kalārdašt), see KALĀRESTĀQ.
(Ar. ḵelʿa, pl. ḵelaʿ), term used in Iran, India, Central Asia for gifts, but in particular a robe of honor.
Mohammad Reza Ghanoonparvar
(1978-1984), a monumental novel of nearly three thousand pages in five volumes consisting of ten books by Maḥmud Dawlatābādi (b. 1940), the noted novelist.
American scholar of Indo-European studies, who specialized also in Old Persian studies. He went to Berlin and Munich universities to continue for two years his classical studies, including (apart from the languages) Greek epigraphy, history, and archeology.
(1909-1989), Hungarian poet and translator of Persian poetry. He was the son of a blacksmith and proud of his origins, claiming that the legacy of his father’s craftsmanship as a skilled artisan.
Because of the Chinese government program for urban development, Uighur neighborhoods are consistently demolished to make way for straight avenues and banal, modern buildings. Moreover, the Chinese government is promoting the migration of Han Chinese.This Article Has Images/Tables.
province of Iran located between Fars and Sistan va Balučestān; also the name of its principal city and capital.
Kerman Province is situated in southeast Iran. It is divided into two distinct macroclimates, sardsir (cold) in the upland north and garmsir (warm) in the lowland south, generally speaking.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Xavier de Planhol and Bernard Hourcade
The Kerman basin, in which Kerman City is situated, is located at an elevation of about 1,700 m with land sloping very gently from northwest to southeast. It is entirely surrounded by a series of high massifs.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Ḥabib-Allāh Zanjāni and Moḥammad-Ḥosayn Nejātiān
In 1956, the total population of the province was around 789,000 persons (of whom, 127,624 then belonged to Bandar Abbas), while in the 2011 population and housing census, it had increased to nearly 2,939,000.This Article Has Images/Tables.