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island west of Athens and site of a major naval battle in 480 BCE between the Greeks and the Persian fleet of Xerxes I. Salamis was the second of five battles of the Greco-Persian War of 480-79.This Article Has Images/Tables.
(in Russian: Zaleman, Karl Germanovitsh), a leading Iranist scholar of his time, specializing in Middle and early Modern Persian (1849-1916).
dynasty of Turkish origin that ruled much of Anatolia (Rum), ca. 1081-1308.
The term ‘Saljuqid literature’is used here to refer to literary works in Persian produced between 432/1040 and 617/1220.
The naming of an art-historical period for the Saljuq dynasty, and its demarcation according to dynastic terms, has justly been debated. Nevertheless, a notion of Saljuq art has been shaped by the constant use of this term in the literature of the past decadesThis Article Has Images/Tables.
Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi and EIr
(1905-1946), an outstanding player of the santur (a kind of dulcimer).
a prose narrative originating in the milieu of professional storytellers, transmitted orally and written down around the 12th century.
Since the publication of the entry Afrāsiāb in 1984 new information has been brought to light on this archeological site and, consequently, on the history of pre-Mongol Samarqand.
first novel (1989) by Abbas Maroufi, fiction writer and the founder and editor of the periodical Gardun.This Article Has Images/Tables.
J. T. P. de Bruijn
(d. ca. 1130), Persian poet of the later Ghaznavid era, celebrated particularly for his homiletic poetry and his great influence on the development of mystical literature in general.