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old district encompassing eastern Gilān in the 19th century. It became a part of Lāhijān sub-province (šahrestān) in 1937 and was divided between the sub-provinces of Langarud and Rudsar in the 1960s.
(1126-1193), one of the most prominent figures in the entire history of the Nezāri Ismaʿilis in Syria. He converted to Ismaʿilism in his youth and went to Alamut to furthur his education on the subject. He played a major role in the regional politics of Syria and succeeded in maintaining the independence of his community under the most adverse circumstances.
city and district in Gilān province, the capital of Gilān and the largest city along the Caspian coast of Iran.This Article Has Images/Tables.
the largest distirct in the plain of Gilān and the most populated in the whole province.
Avestan Rašnu, the deity of the ancient Iranian pantheon who functions as the divine Judge.
the Middle Persian title given to the twelfth Yašt of the Avesta. It is dedicated to the Zoroastrian deity Rašnu
Upon returning to Iran in 1962, Rassekh taught as an assistant professor at the University of Tehran Department of Psychology and Education. She was promoted to the full professorship of clinical psychology, and in 1973 was appointed head of the Department of Psychology and Education, becoming the first woman department head in an Iranian University.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(Resurrection) newspaper published 1915-16 in Baghdad a group of Iranian expatriates in Europe, headed by Sayyed Ḥasan Taqizāda.
Peter B. Golden
a six-language glossary compiled by or prepared for the sixth Rasulid king of Yemen (r. 1363-77).
a general of Pharnabazos, the satrap of the Daskylitis (see DASCYLIUM) under Dareios II and Artaxerxes II (see DARIUS iv and ARTAXERXES II).