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The burial mound of Antiochus I is flanked by terraces in the east, north, and west. The settings of the sculptures on the east and west terraces are essentially identical: in each case, a row of five limestone statues (originally up to 8 m in height) overlook the terrace, their backs to the mound.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Originally the term “Neolithic” referred to the final Stone Age before the ages of metals.Today “Neolithic” usually refers to the period of the origins and early development of agricultural economies.
The main sources for Iran, the Persian Gulf and the Dutch-Persian relations are found in the Dutch National Archives (Nationaal Archief, NA).
Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi
(1900-1990), celebrated composer of music and performer and instructor of the tār (a plucked, long-necked lute).
dynastic name appearing on a long series of silver coins issued by a local dynasty in Kāpisā (in the region of Kabul; Sk. Kāpiśī) ca. late 7th century C.E.
(1832-1908), governor, minister, and prime minister of the Nāṣeri and Moẓaffarid era.
Osman G. Özgüdenlı
(Neẓāmi of Konya; d. 1469-73?), poet in Persian, Arabic, and Turkish.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900), the great German thinker, is best known as a philosopher of culture.
Firoze M. Kotwal and Philip G. Kreyenbroek
a Zoroastrian ritual to consecrate gōmēz, or bull’s urine; the consecrated liquid is known as nīrang or nīrangdīn.