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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.
Cervus elaphus, in Persian: Marāl and also Gavazn and Gāv-e kuhi. i. Natural history. ii. In Persian art. The red deer ranges from Europe to Northeast Asia, its appearance changing gradually, until, from Central Asia eastward, it becomes quite similar to the North American wapiti.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Swiss scholar of comparative grammar of the Indo-European languages and Iranian dialectology.
(1877 -1939), Austrian scholar of Indo-European and Iranian studies.This Article Has Images/Tables.
a treatise of some 130 pages by Abd-al-Baha, internally dated in 1292/1875, which calls on the Iranian people to ‘awake’ and take the steps necessary to modernize the country.
small town and sub-provencial unit (šahrestān) in the western part of Gilān Province.
devices of embellishment, tropes, and figures considered as an intrinsic part of literary expression in medieval Persia.
prominent scholar of Persian classical literature, statesman, and professor of Persian language and literature.