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Arabic broken plural form of a singular oswār(ī), eswār(ī), early recognized by Arab philologists as a loanword from Persian meaning “cavalryman.”
“tribes” in Iran. 1. Definitions. 2. Historical background. 3. Population figures. 4. Territorial distribution: (a) Lor and Lak tribes; (b) Kurdish tribes; (c) Turkish tribes; (d) Arab tribes; (e) Baluch and Brahui tribes. 5. Organization. 6. Economy.
ASB, “horse” (equus cabullus, Av. aspa-, Old PerS. asa- and aspa-, Mid. and NPers. asp/b); uses and significance of horses in the Iranian world.
A. Sh. Shahbazi
the horse in the culture and society of the ancient Iranian world.
the horse in Scythian culture.
ʿA. Solṭānī Gordfarāmarzī
horses and horsemanship in Iran in the Islamic period.
C. E. Bosworthhorses and horsemanship in Afghanistan.
"horse-riding." The Iranian lands, in the course of their long history, have been the source of major advances in the techniques of equitation.
name of an Iranian in the Persepolis Fortification Tablets.