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Essay: “Reflections on Re-reading the Iliad and the Shahnameh” by Amin Banani.
Stephen F. Dale
Historical works in Persian began to appear in India in the era of the Delhi Sultanate during the late 13th to 14th centuries.
Egypt, together with Turkey and the Caucasus, was one of the major sources of cultural and political influences in Persia during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Negin Nabavi, Hossein Shahidi
the collection and editing of news for presentation through the public press during the Qajar, Pahlavi, and Post-Revolutionary periods.
Before assimilating the results of European research on Persian history, the Iranians were in possession of a historical tradition that combined a mixture of myth, legend, and factual history.
At the outset of the Qajar dynasty, the Persian economy displayed the characteristics of a traditional economy disintegrating under the stress of political anarchy.
The Safavids originated as a hereditary lineage of Sufi shaikhs centered on Ardabil, Shafeʿite in school and probably Kurdish in origin. Their immediate following was concentrated in Azerbaijan.
This sub-entry is divided into two sections: Karaj sub-province and Karaj city.This Article Has Images/Tables.
J. Hansman and EIr
The Arab geographers report that the Sasanian city of Isfahan comprised two adjoining towns: Jayy, the fortified town and province center and, two miles (mil) away, Yahudiya, a Jewish settlement.
Before the 19th century Anglo-Iranian relations were sporadic. Periods of engagement alternated with decades of disengagement. After the death of Karīm Khan Zand (1193/1779) contacts between Britain and Iran diminished and were maintained with regularity only in the Persian Gulf as the center of government authority moved north.