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city and district in Gilān province, the capital of Gilān and the largest city along the Caspian coast of Iran.
the largest distirct in the plain of Gilān and the most populated in the whole province.
the Middle Persian title given to the twelfth Yašt of the Avesta. It is dedicated to the Zoroastrian deity Rašnu
(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).
Imami author, traditionist, and jurist (d. Qom, 14 Šawwāl 573/5 April 1178).
Peter T. Daniels
His first relevant activity was to copy the trilingual inscriptions of Darius I and Xerxes I at Mount Alvand (Elvend) near Hamadān, in April 1835.
After a first important Neolithic occupation, and a still poorly attested Iron Age occupation, Ray (today Šāh ʿAbd-al-ʿAẓim) was reoccupied during the Parthian period (from the 2nd century BCE).This Article Has Images/Tables.
(1909-1999), prominent poet.