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C. J. Brunner
Middle Persian for Av. Apaoša, the demon of drought.
(or AŠTARKĪ), one sub-tribe of the six which presently constitute the Dūrkī tribe of the Haft Lang confederation of the Baḵtīārī people.
perhaps the single most important luster potter of Kāšān known to us. More signed and dated works (from 587/1191 to 616/1219) are known by him than by any other potter, and his signature occurs on a greater variety of wares, including both tiles and vessels.
Giti Deyhim and EIr.
a town and district northwest of Tehran.
reigned 189-160 B.C., founder of the Artaxiad dynasty in Greater Armenia.
Hakim M. Said
(also bārtang), plantain, general name for about 27 species of Plantago L. (family Plantaginaceae) in Iran, particularly the greater plantain, the lesser plantain, and fleawort.
second author of the 9th century CE Zoroastrian compilation, Dēnkard.
C. Edmund Bosworth
Čaḡānīrūd in Farroḵī, the seventh and last right-bank tributary of the Oxus or Amu Darya.
First Aramaic and then Arabic had considerable contact with Iranian languages. Their impact differs.
an Imami theological term denoting dissociation from the enemies of the imams. During the conflict between ʿAlī and Moʿāwīa, formulas of dissociation were used by both parties.