ALBORZ (ELBORZ, ELBORS), modern Persian name for the east-west massif in northern Iran, lying south of the Caspian districts.

i. The name.

ii. In myth and legend.

iii. Geography.


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Originally Published: December 15, 1985

Last Updated: July 29, 2011

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