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journalist, political figure, and university professor.
(Mir ʿĀbed Sayyedā Nasafi), Tajik poet (d. Bukhara, between 1707 and 1711).
C. Edmund Bosworth
a district of eastern Transcaucasia, now within the northwesternmost part of the present-day Republic of Azerbaijan, where the modern town of Sheki or Shaki.
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.