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  • QOFS

    C. E. Bosworth

    the Arabised form of Kufiči, lit. “mountain dweller,” the name of a people of southeastern Iran found in the Islamic historians and geographers of the 10th-11th centuries.

  • Qohrud i. Historical Geography

    Habib Borjian

    mountainous river, village, and district, with attractive architectural monuments; on a caravan station from Kashan to Isfahan.

  • QOM i. History to the Safavid Period

    Andreas Drechsler

    The present town of Qom in Central Iran dates back to ancient times. Its pre-Islamic history can be partially documented.

  • QOM LAKE

    E. Ehlers

    (DARYĀČA-ye QOM, or Qom Basin), also called Daryāča-ye Sāva, one of the interior watersheds in northwestern Persia.

  • QOŠUN

    Nassereddin Parvin

    organ of the Iranian armed forces (qošun, arteš), published in Tehran, 1922-35,  continued as Arteš to 1937.

  • QOṬB-AL-DIN ḤAYDAR ZĀVI

    Tahsin Yazici

    a famous Sufi of Turkish origin.

  • QOṬB-AL-DIN ŠIRĀZI

    Sayyed ʿAbd-Allāh Anwār

    Persian polymath, Sufi, and poet (b. Shiraz, October 1236; d. Tabriz, 7 February 1311).

  • QUAL

    Cross-Reference

    See BELDERČĪN.

  • QUINCE

    Cross-Reference

    See BEH.

  • Qamar al-Moluk - Magar nasim-e sahar

    music sample