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M. Momen and B. T. Lawson
(tablet), a term used distinctively in the Bahai writings as part of the title of individual compositions of Bahāʾ-Allāh addressed to individuals or groups of individuals.
(1817-1894), French archeologist and politician. Layard is chiefly known for his excavations in northern Iraq between 1845 and 1851.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(1900-1986), German Iranologist who specialized in Middle Iranian and New Persian dialects as well as on Iranian religions.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(Panthera pardus, Pers. Palang), the largest and most powerful member of the cat family still occurring in Iran. The Persian leopard is very variable in both size and coloration, depending on the conditions of the natural environment of its range.This Article Has Images/Tables.
, MIRZĀ ʿALI KHAN (1862-ca. 1920), royal librarian. His career at the royal court began in Tabriz in 1891.
(1928-1994), distinguished historian and epigrapher of Greece in the fifth and fourth century BCE and, by extension, of the Achaemenid empire.This Article Has Images/Tables.
John R. Perry
the compiling of dictionaries, glossaries, and vocabularies of a language or a particular lexical corpus.
A. A. Seyed-Gohrab
narrative poem of approximately 4,600 lines composed in 584/1188 by the famous poet Neẓāmi of Ganja.
Before the widespread use of electricity in Iran, the main illuminants were vegetable oils and animal fat.