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(Rišār Khan), the Persian name of Jules Richard (1816-1891), a Frenchman in the service of Persian government as a language instructor at Dār al-Fonun College, court photographer, and translator.
Josef van Ess
(1892-1971), German scholar of Islamic studies, and particularly of Persian literature and mysticism. His magnum opus: Das Meer der Seele: Mensch, Welt und Gott in den Geschichten des Farīduddīn ʿAṭṭār (Leiden 1955) is an encyclopedic manual which guides the reader through the psychology of Islamic mysticism. The book is the best introduction to date into Sufi thought.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(1794-1884), British scholar of Persian, translator, cotton manufacturer, and educationalist.
A. Shapur Shahbazi
princess of Kabul, wife of Zāl, and mother of Rostam in the Šāh-nāma.
Marcel Bazin and Christian Bromberger
town and district in southwestern Gilān. Rudbār is located on both banks of the Safidrud river at lat 36°51′ N, long 49°25′ E, at an average altitude of 300 m.
city and sub-provincial district (šahrestān) in eastern Gilān.
(1900-1995), master of Persian classical music. He belongs to the first generation of Persian classical musicians who learned musical notation and the second generation to record his music.
(d. 1273), Persian poet and Sufi philosopher
His didactic poem, the Maṯnawi and his main prose work, the Fihe mā fihe represent the last two decades of his life, constituting the most substantial sources for his teachings without need for recourse to his many biographies.