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The Iranian Manicheans adopted the name of the Zoroastrian god Mithra (Av. Miθra; Mid. Pers.Mihr)and used it to designate one of their own deities.
the cult of Mithra as it developed in the West, its origins, its features, and its probable connection with Mithra worship in Iran.
Eupator Dionysos (r. 120-63 BCE), last king of Pontus, descendant of Iranian nobility who took part in the Persian colonization of Asia Minor. He is noted primarily for his opposition to Rome.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(ca. 1000-87), outstanding and multitalented representative of the Fatimid religious and political mission (daʿwa) in the service of the Caliph/Imam Mostanṣer bi’llāh (r. 1036-94).
a slave, promoted to to the commander of the army of the Saljuqid king, Sultan Sanjar, who ruled in Nišāpur (r. 1168-74) in his name.
(1909-1968), prominent poet and lyricist, better known as Rahi.
Anthony A. Lee
(1823-1863), African slave of Sayyed ʿAli-Moḥammad Širāzi, the Bāb, and participant in the founding events of the Babi movement.
Agnes Korn and Elaine Zair
(1842-1927), British army officer and diplomat who contributed to the study of Baluchi and Baluchistan.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(1931-1997), Persian novelist and psychiatrist.
Michael Stausberg and Ramiyar P. Karanjia
(1854-1933) Parsi priest, scholar, public servant, and community activist. Modi produced scholarly works on a greatr range of subjects, and he may well have been the most prolific Parsi scholar of modern times.This Article Has Images/Tables.