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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 m and a width across the shoulders of more than 2 m, 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.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.
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.