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10th-century polymath known best for his work as a grammarian.
Indo-Muslim physician and one of the main Persian authors of works on medical subjects in India in the 17th century.
C. E. Bosworth
It was during the governorship in Khorasan of ʿAbdallāh b. ʿĀmer for the caliph ʿOṯmān that the Arabs first appeared in Sistān, when in 31/652 Zarang surrendered peacefully, although Bost resisted fiercely.
See BARDA and BARDA-DĀRI.
distinguished Armenian prince and head of the Bagratid house at the turn of the 6th to the 7th century.
Early adopters of cigarettes were the wealthy, who sought to emulate the affectations of European society, and who had regular interactions with the European expatriate community in Iran’s northern citiesThis Article Has Images/Tables.
(Ar. and Pers. ṣābun) was manufactured in Persia from antiquity. In the 10th century, various Persian towns produced soap, among them Bost, Balkh, and Arrajān.
(SIE), important international association in the field of Iranian studies.
Tajik poet (d. 1819). Little is known of his life and career.
a piece of cloth that is spread on the floor, and on which dishes of food are placed at meal times.