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  • NAṢR (I) B. AḤMAD (I) B. ESMĀʿIL

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    ruler of the Samanid dynasty in Transoxiana and Khorasan between 301/914 and 331/943.

  • NATEL-KHANLARI, Parviz

    CROSS-REFERENCE

    See KHANLARI, Parviz.

  • NATIONAL PARKS OF IRAN

    Eskandar Firouz

    including national nature monuments, wildlife refuges, and protected areas.

  • NAVY i. Nāder Shah and the Iranian Navy

    Michael Axworthy

    earliest moves toward establishing a navy arose out of the consequences of his military campaigns in the interior of Persia.

  • NAWBAḴTI FAMILY

    Sean W. Anthony

    a notable Shiʿite family of Persian descent, many of whose members, like their eponymous ancestor Nawbaḵt and his son Abu Sahl Fażl, ranked among the local illuminati of Baghdad.

  • NAWʿI

    Sunil Sharma

    MOḤAMMAD-REŻĀ ḴABUŠĀNI (1563-1610),  Persian poet in India, best known for his long maṯnawi, Suz o godāza romance centered on a suttee (sati) heroine.

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  • NAWM-NĀMA

    Orkhan Mir-Kasimov

    the dream journal of Fażl-Allāh Astarābādi (1339-1394), the founder of the Ḥorufi movement.

  • NAXARAR

    N. Garsoian

    term given to the para-feudal, social pattern that early Armenia apparently shared with Parthian Iran, although it was preserved into the Sasanian period and beyond.

  • NĀẒER

    Cross-Reference

    title of the director of the Safavid royal secretariat.  See DAFTAR-ḴĀNA-YE HOMĀYŪN.

  • NAẒIRI NIŠĀPURI

    Paul Losensky

    Indo-Persian poet of the late 16th and early 17th centuries (b. Nishapur, ca. 1560; d. Ahmadabad, between 1612 and 1614).