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Safavid king of Iran (996-1038/1588-1629). Styled "Shah ʿAbbās the Great," he was the third son and successor of Solṭān Moḥammad Shah. See ʿABBĀS I.
(1921-2007), writer, journalist, and translator, who founded the Los-Angeles-based quarterly Rahavard.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Iranian cinematographer and award-winning filmmaker.
(Šāhsevan), name of a number of tribal groups in various parts of northwestern Iran, notably in the Moḡān and Ardabil districts of eastern Azerbaijan and in the Ḵaraqān and Ḵamsa districts between Zanjān and Qazvin.
AND ITS CONNECTION TO IRAN. Archeological and ethnological sources in Iran do not lead to confirmation of the existence of shamanic practices there, whether ancient or modern. Yet some scholars have tried to find traces of them.
Three Sasanian king of kings and a number of notables of the Sasanian and later periods were called “Shapur.”
second Sasanian king of kings (r. 239-70), and author of several rock-reliefs and the trilingual inscription on the walls of the so-called Kaʿba-ye Zardošt.
G. R. GAROSI
the great statue of Shapur (Šāpūr) I stands in the so-called cave of Shapur, a huge limestone cave in southern Iran, about 6 km from the ancient city of Bišāpur.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(r. 309-79 CE), longest reigning monarch of the Sasanian dynasty.
D. T. Potts
(ŠAṬṬ AL-ʿARAB), combined effluent of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers.