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Širāzi (1871-1944), innovator, master of Persian classical music, and teacher.
western branch of the Mongolic Qitans, who ruled China as the Liao from 907 to 1124.
(Qarabāḡ), a district (woloswāli) of Ghazni Province in Afghanistan.
Jaʿfar Šojāʿ Keyhāni
poet and scholar of the Safavid period.
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.This Article Has Images/Tables.
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 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.
Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi and EIr
(1909-1989), known also as Fāḵtaʾi, a master vocalist of Persia in the second half of the 20th century.
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.