ḤĀJEB, an administrative and then military office in the pre-modern Iranian world.

i. In the Medieval Islamic Period.

ii. In the Safavid and Qajar Periods.

(C. Edmund Bosworth, Rudi Matthee)

Originally Published: December 15, 2002

Last Updated: March 1, 2012

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