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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.
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.
Boris A. Litvinsky
In Lurestan, a round bronze shield was found, which has a skirting along the edge, an umbo in the center, and relief depictions of fantastic creatures.
Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi
Shiʿite doctrine is usually considered to be based on five principles. However, to articulate matters of faith in such a manner seems reductionist and late.