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early Turkic and Mongolian have many common features that were occasionally interpreted as indications to a genetic relationship between the two language families.
a Persian-language poet of the late 10th century.
(1937-2004), British archeologist and curator at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(lit. “the veiled one,” d. 163/780 or later), leader of a rebellious movement in Sogdiana.
Morteza Hosayni Dehkordi and Parvin Loloi
(Dawn bird), a taṣnif (song) in māhur mode, probably written for its music around 1921, when the first signs of dictatorship were appearing.
Norwegian linguist and orientalist, specializing in Indo-Iranian languages, particularly those spoken in Afghanistan, the Pamirs, and the northwest of the Indian subcontinent (1892-1978).This Article Has Images/Tables.
C. Edmund Bosworth
a dynasty of Deylamite origin. Its original center of power was at Šamirān in the district of Ṭārom on the middle course of the Safidrud river in the region of Deylam, but it subsequently extended its authority over a large part of northwestern Iran.
(1904-1978), author of Iran’s first social novel.
poet (1926-2000). The majority of his most celebrated poems are composed in Nimaic meters; they are usually romantic in imagery and tone, and contain beautiful and easily accessible images.This Article Has Images/Tables.