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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.
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.
Indo-Persian poet of the late 16th and early 17th centuries (b. Nishapur, ca. 1560; d. Ahmadnagar, 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.
C. Edmund Bosworth
(Nehāvand), a town in western Iran, situated in the northern Zagros region.
(1876-1976), Hungarian Turcologist.This Article Has Images/Tables.
mountain (elev. 2,150 m) in the Anti-Taurus range, Adıyaman province, Turkey, and site of the tomb sanctuary of King Antiochus I of Commagene (ca. 69-36 BCE).This Article Has Images/Tables.