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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.
an Arsacid city and ceremonial center in Parthia.This Article Has Images/Tables.
b. Moḥammad al-Aʿraj, Neẓām-al-Din Qommi, astronomer; d. after 1311.
the Old Iranian name of several Iranian regions and places, which cannot easily be distinguished from one another.