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  • QARABAGH

    Alessandro Monsutti

    (Qarabāḡ), a district (woloswāli) of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan.

  • QARAKHANIDS

    Cross-Reference

    see ILAK-KHANIDS.

  • QĀSEMI-e ḤOSAYNI-e GONĀBĀDI

    Jaʿfar Šojāʿ Keyhāni

    poet and scholar of the Safavid period.

  • QĀSEMLU, ʿABD-AL-RAḤMĀN

    Carol Prunhuber

    Qāsemlu became interested in politics in the early 1940s, when the Allied forces invaded Iran and the nascent Kurdish nationalist movement was revived during the occupation of the two Azerbaijan provinces by the Soviet forces.

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  • QAŠQĀʾI TRIBAL CONFEDERACY i. HISTORY

    Pierre Oberling

    Like most present-day tribal confederacies in Persia, the Il-e Qašqā ʾi is a conglomeration of clans of different ethnic origins, Lori, Kurdish, Arab and Turkic.

  • QAŠQĀʾI TRIBAL CONFEDERACY ii. LANGUAGE

    Michael Knüppel

    Qašqāʾi is a language of southwestern or Oghuz branch of Turkic languages, spoken in the Iranian provinces of Hamadan and Fārs, especially in the region to the north of Shiraz.

  • QAWĀMI, Ḥosyan

    Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi and EIr

    (1909-1989), known also as Fāḵtaʾi, a master vocalist of Persia in the second half of the 20th century.

  • QAWL

    Philip G. Kreyenbroek

    a type of poetry that plays a central role in the religious life of the Yezidis. These hymns are chanted to music on solemn religious occasions.

  • QĀŻI SAʿID QOMI

    Sajjad H. Rizvi

    , Moḥammad-Saʿid b. Moḥammad-Mofid, Shiʿite philosopher, jurist, and mystic of the Safavid period (b. 1049/1640, d. after 1107/1696).

  • QAZI, Mohammad

    Noṣrat-Allāh Żiāʾi

    (1913-1998), noted translator.