ITALY: relations with Iran. This entry is divided into the following sections:

i. Introduction.

ii. Diplomatic and commercial relations.

iii. Cultural relations.

iv. Travel accounts.

v. Iranian Studies, pre-Islamic.

vi. Excavations in Iran.

vii. Iranian Studies, Islamic period.

viii. Persian manuscripts.

ix. Persian art collections.

x. Lirica Persica.

xi. Translations of Persian works into Italian.

xii. Translations of Italian works into Persian.

xiii. Iranians in Italy.

xiv. Current centers of Iranian Studies in Italy.

xv. IsMEO.

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Originally Published: December 15, 2007

Last Updated: April 18, 2012

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