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  • NÉMETH, Gyula

    András Bodrogligeti

    Nemeth's scholarship was devoted almost entirely to various aspects of Ottoman-Turkish studies.  A few works of his, however, crossed over into Iranian studies and made lasting contributions to this field, including the Persian-Arabic elements in the Turkish language. 

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  • NEMRUD DAĞI

    Bruno Jacobs

    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.

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  • NEO-ARAMAIC LANGUAGE

    Cross-Reference

    See  ARAMAICIRAN vii. NON-IRANIAN LANGUAGES (10). Aramaic ASSYRIANS IN IRAN.

  • NEOLITHIC AGE IN IRAN

    Frank Hole

    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.

  • NEŠALJ

    Multiple Authors

    large village in central Iran known for its picturesque architecture, the festivity of Friday of Nešalj in the early autumn, and its extinct Median dialect.

  • NEŠALJ i. The Village

    Habib Borjian

    located in Niāsar Rural District, Niāsar District, Kashan Sub-Province, Isfahan Province.

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  • NEŠALJ ii. The Dialect

    Habib Borjian

    Nešalj had a Median dialect of Rāji variety, a language group spread throughout Kashan region, but it has been succumbing to Persian in recent decades.

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  • NETHERLANDS : Archives

    Willem Floor

    The main sources for Iran, the Persian Gulf and the Dutch-Persian relations are found in the Dutch National Archives (Nationaal Archief, NA).

  • NEW JULFA

    Cross-Reference

    the Armenian settlement at Isfahan. See JULFA.

  • NEY-DĀWUD, Morteżā

    Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi

    (1900-1990), celebrated composer of music and performer and instructor of the tār (a plucked, long-necked lute).