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including national nature monuments, wildlife refuges, and protected areas.
earliest moves toward establishing a navy arose out of the consequences of his military campaigns in the interior of Persia.
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.
MOḤAMMAD-REŻĀ ḴABUŠĀNI (1563-1610), Persian poet in India, best known for his long maṯnawi, Suz o godāz, a romance centered on a suttee (sati) heroine.This Article Has Images/Tables.
the dream journal of Fażl-Allāh Astarābādi (1339-1394), the founder of the Ḥorufi movement.
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.
title of the director of the Safavid royal secretariat. See DAFTAR-ḴĀNA-YE HOMĀYŪN.
Indo-Persian poet of the late 16th and early 17th centuries (b. Nishapur, ca. 1560; d. Ahmadabad, between 1612 and 1614).
(The voice of Islam), a pro-constitutional newspaper lithographed and published in Shiraz, 1907.
eminent Iranian archaeologist. Negahban carried out his first series of excavations in 1961 at the site of Mehrānābād about 25 km south of Tehran on the road to Sāveh.This Article Has Images/Tables.