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(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
With a height of about 6.70 meters and a width across the shoulders of more than 2 meters, the monumental statue of Shapur I can be considered the most impressive extant sculpture dating from the Sasanian period. It is carved out of a huge stalagmite formed in situ.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(r. 309-79 CE), longest reigning monarch of the Sasanian dynasty.
SHARZAD (Reżā Kamāl, 1898-1937), dramatist and translator who played a key role in introducing European Romanticism to Iran through his loose adaptations of French drama.
D. T. Potts
(ŠAṬṬ AL-ʿARAB), combined effluent of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers.
poet, painter, filmmaker, and dramatist.This Article Has Images/Tables.