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The most firmly established form of periodic bāzār is certainly the one observed in the Caspian lowlands of Iran and especially in the central plain of Gīlān, where weekly bāzārs (bāzār-e haftagī) are part of a particularly long tradition.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Rend, variously translated in English as “rake, ruffian, pious rogue, brigand, libertine, lout, debauchee,” is the very antithesis of establishment propriety.
Peter B. Golden
Climate and geography have, of course, in large measure determined economic pursuits in pre-industrial times.
J. M. Rogers
In the Safavid period relations with China were, unsurprisingly, indirect. In eastern Khorasan the Uzbeks and their successors blocked the land route to northwestern China through Transoxania.
Prods Oktor Skjærvø
The name Vištāspa presumably means “he who gives the horses free rein” (cf. Rigveda 6.6.4víṣitāso áśvāḥ “horses let loose or given free rein”).This Article Has Images/Tables.
Iranian-Indian literary influences on Persian literature will be discussed in a future online entry.
Thamar E. Gindin
a group of very similar, usually mutually comprehensible, dialects of Persian, spoken or written by Jews in greater Iran over a period of more than a millennium.
A chronological table of events. This records major happenings of Iranian pre-history and history from the most ancient times to 2005.
Ann K. S. Lambton
The economic order in Islamic Persia was in theory, if not always in practice, derived from Islamic norms.
Kabul was a small town until the 16th century, when Ẓahir-al-Din Bābor (1483-1530), the first of the Great Mughals, made it his capital.