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  • KÉGL, SÁNDOR

    Miklos Sarkozy

    (b. Szúnyog, Hungary, 1 December 1862; d. Áporka, Hungary, 28 December 1920), Hungarian orientalist, polymath, and bibliophile who devoted a major part of his studies to Persian literature.

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  • KELĀRDAŠT

    Cross-reference

    (or Kalārdašt), see KALĀRESTĀQ.

  • KELIDAR

    Mohammad Reza Ghanoonparvar

    a monumental novel of nearly three thousand pages in five volumes consisting of ten books published over the period 1978-84 by Maḥmud Dawlatābādi, the noted Iranian novelist and ardent social realist.

  • KELIM (GELIM)

    Sumru Belger Krody

    a kind of flat-woven carpet employed by settled and nomadic families for a host of uses, primarily but not exclusively for covering household items and furnishing the interior of dwellings.

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  • KEMĀḴ

    Hurivash Ahmadi Dastgerdi and EIr

    a town and fortress in eastern Anatolia that was often involved in the border wars of the early Islamic period.

  • KENT, ROLAND GRUBB

    Rüdiger Schmitt

    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.

  • KÉPES, GÉZA

    András Bodrogligeti

    (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.

  • ḴERAD-NĀMA

    Dariush Kargar and EIr.

    title given to a compilation of Persian texts on practical philosophy dated to the 6th/12th century.

  • KEREŠMA

    Gen’ichi Tsuge

    a musical term denoting a guša, or a metric section within a guša, based on any dastgāh.

  • KERIYA

    Alain Cariou

    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.

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