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  • ṢABĀ, ABU’l-ḤASAN

    Hormoz Farhat

    Born into an aristocratic and affluent family, Abu’l-Ḥasan had the exceptional good fortune of being raised in an environment fostering love of music and arts.  His father, Abu’l-Qāsem Kamāl-al-Salṭana, a medical doctor, was an amateur musician and poet.  He descended from a long line of court physicians, all of whom were known for their artistic talents.

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  • SABALĀN MOUNTAIN

    Eckart Ehlers

    Kuh-e-Sabalān; 4,740 m), the highest and spatially most extended volcano in northwestern Iran.

  • ṢĀBER

    Hasan Javadi

    , MIRZĀ ʿALI-AKBAR ṬĀHERZĀDA (b. Šamāḵi [Shemakha], 30 May 1862; d. Šamāḵi, 12 July 1911), famous Azerbaijani satirist and poet.

  • SABKŠENĀSI

    Matthew Smith

    the title of a book by Malek al-Šoʿarā Moḥammad Taqi Bahār first published in 1942.

  • ŠĀBUHRAGĀN

    Christiane Reck

    (Šāpurāḵān, Šāburāḵān, Šāburḵān), one of the books written by Mani (216-274/7 CE), founder of the Manichean religion, in which he summarized his teaching systematically.

  • ṢĀBUN

    Cross-Reference

    "soap." See SOAP.

  • SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST

    Carlo G. Cereti

    general title of a set of 50 volumes published between 1879 and 1910, all translated into English by some of the leading scholars of the time under the supervision of Friederich Max Müller.

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  • SACRIFICE i. IN ZOROASTRIANISM

    William W. Malandra

    At least since the publication of the seminal essay by Henri Hubert and Marcel Mauss much of the discussion has been devoted to a search for what essentially defines sacrifice.

  • SADA FESTIVAL

    Anna Krasnowolska

    the most important Iranian winter festival, celebrated by kindling fires.

  • ṢADĀ-YE EṢFAHĀN

    Nassereddin Parvin

    weekly newspaper published in Isfahan (6 March 1921 to April/May 1944, with lengthy interruptions).