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Poseidon in Bactria presents the unusual pairing of an Hellenic sea-god with landlocked Central Asia.
Ernie Haerinck and Bruno Overlaet
the most western part of the historical Luristan (Lorestān) tribal area in the Zagros.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Aurelie Daems and Karina Croucher
Cranial modification is caused during infancy through the shaping of a baby’s head whilst it is still malleable. Such shaping can be caused by both intentional and unintentional means.This Article Has Images/Tables.
of Caesarea, Greek historian (born ca. 500, died ca. 560). His description of Sasanian internal affairs and Persian-Roman relations is in part highly useful and reliable, and he is a primary source for the way the elite of the Later Roman Empire looked on the Persians.
There are remnants left of pre-Islamic poetry within western Middle Iranian languages: fragments of Manichean religious hymns, some poems preserved in the literature of Pahlavi, and poetical pieces in New Persian not following the rules of classical versification.
The study of poetic metre and of the art of versification, including rhyme, stanzaic forms, and the quantity and stress of syllables. See ʿARUŻ.
See also BALUCHISTAN iiia. Baluchi Poetry.
according to Herodotus 1.103.3 the father of the Scythian king Madýēs, who is said to have gone into battle against the Medes.
Indo-Aryan language of the Punjab with about 26 million speakers in India and more than 60 million in Pakistan.
poet, pun master, satirist, and often scathing social commentator.
(1954-1998), scholar and translator of literary texts and sociological studies. He never joined any political organization or party, but was a diligent defender of democracy and freedom of speech and belief.This Article Has Images/Tables.