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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.
the mother of Darius III and of Stateira (2), perhaps also of Oxyathres; captured in the Persian base camp after the battle of Issus along with other members of the immediate royal family.
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.
Carlo G. Cereti
a Middle Persian Zoroastrian text written by Mardānfarrox son of Ohrmazddād in the ninth century.
See BARDA and BARDA-DĀRI.
distinguished Armenian prince and head of the Bagratid house at the turn of the 6th to the 7th century.
Iran began producing finished cigarettes in order to meet growing domestic demand. Russian investors established a series of manufacturing facilities in Rasht by 1890. According to the accounts of the British consul in Gilan, the these produced cigarettes “too hot and coarse for European tastes,” but “well made and cheap enough.”This 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.
(1897-1962), Persian school teacher, who is best known as a children’s storyteller, collector of folktales, broadcaster, and Bahai apostate.