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(Neo-Assyrian Mannāyu), name refering to a region southeast of Lake Urmia centered around modern Saqqez.
C. Edmund Bosworth
the name of two of the later Amirs of the Samanids (q.v.), the first ruling in both Transoxiana and Khorasan, and the second in Transoxiana only.
Zoroastrian convert to Christianity, catholicos for the Church of the East, 540-52 CE.
the Christian apostle, considered as the first missionary in the Arsacid Empire.
Morteza Hosayni Dehkordi and EIr.
(Kiss me), the title of one of the most popular songs (taṣnif) of mid-twentieth century Iran.
S. H. Qasemi and EIr
the southernmost Indo-Aryan language, is spoken by more than 40 million speakers, including inhabitants of Bombay and the state of Maharashtra (Mahāraštrā) in west-central India.
a daily newspaper published in Tehran to support Reżā Khan (the future Reza Shah) in his bid for power, 1923.
a controversial and highly popular newspaper published weekly in Tehran, with frequent interruptions, from 19 August 1942 to 14 February 1947, by Mohammad Mas’ud.
Name of several Persians in Achaemenid times, as OPers. M-r-du-u-n-i-y- /Mr̥duniya-/ (DB 4.84) is rendered in Greek (Mardónios) and Latin (Mardonius).