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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).
gifted epigrapher who died prematurely at the age of 34 (1925-1960).This Article Has Images/Tables.
Daniel T. Potts
In comparison with Mesopotamia, Persia has far less proof that maritime trade was an important factor in her ancient economy.
an elite burial ground of the late 2nd-early 1st millennium BCE in the western Caspian basin. In total, fifty-three tombs were discovered. The grave goods, numbering over 25,000 individual items, constitute the largest collection discovered from any cemetery of the Early Iron Age anywhere in the Near East.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Russian philologist and archeologist, the founder of the “New Linguistic Doctrine” (ca. 1864-1934).This Article Has Images/Tables.
a formal, written agreement as part of the process of establishing a marriage bond between two families is documented in both eastern and western Iranian practice.
Prods Oktor Skjærvø
xwēdōdah, said to refer to marital unions of father and daughter, mother and son, or brother and sister (next-of-kin or close-kin marriage, nuclear family incest).
Peter Smith and Moojan Momen
adherents of the Babi religion who were killed for their faith during the period up to about 1866, when the Bahai faith emerged.
in the Iranian lands, as related in the surviving corpus of Persian Christian Acts.