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  • SATI BIK

    Peter Jackson

    Mongol princess of the Il-Khanid dynasty who reigned for about nine months in 1338, though only in name.

  • SATTĀR KHAN

    Anja Pistor-Hatam

    (1868-1914), defender of Tabriz during the Qajar “Lesser Autocracy” in 1908-09—an example of a mythical personage, and as a long-lasting focal point of collective memory and identity, whose symbolic function has an impact until this very day.

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  • SAVDO ABDULQODIRHOJAI

    Keith Hitchins

    (1823-24-1873), Tajik lyric and satirical poet.

  • ṢAWMAʿA SARĀ

    Marcel Bazin

    city and district in western Gilān.  The city is located at lat 37°17′ N, long 29°19′ E, in the Fumanāt plain, at a distance of 25 km to the west of Rašt, the center of the province.

  • ŠĀYEST NĒ ŠĀYEST

    Fereydun Vahman

    (Proper and Improper), a work in the Middle Persian/Pahlavi language dealing with Zoroastrian jurisprudence and containing miscellaneous laws concerning sins, purity, and impurity.

  • SAYFI QAZVINI

    Kioumars Ghereghlou

    (1481-1555), a Persian historian best known for his Lobb al-tawāriḵ, a chronicle dealing with the dynastic history of Iran from ancient times until the late 1540s.

  • ŠĀYGĀN, ʿALI

    Hamid Hosseini

    (ALI SHAYEGAN; b. Shiraz, 1903; d. Westwood, New Jersey, 10 May 1981), law scholar, author, academician, and one of the closest associates of the prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh.

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  • ŠAYḴ-ʿALI KHAN ZANGANA

    Rudi Matthee

    (1611 or 1613-1689), grand vizier for twenty years under Shah Solaymān I Ṣafawi.

  • SAYR WA SOLUK

    S. J. Badakhchani

    title of the spiritual autobiography of Naṣir-al-Din Ṭusi (1201-74), celebrated polymath and vizier of under the Il-khanid.

  • SAYYED AJALL

    George Lane

    governor of the Dali province in China during the Mongol period.