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fragmentary Christian Sogdian text.
M. L. Chaumont
(APPIAN) OF ALEXANDRIA, historian, born probably toward the end of the 1st century CE.
a Sasanian defensive wall located between the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus mountains.This Article Has Images/Tables.
a small Turkic tribe of Fārs. According to legend, the ancestors of the present-day Āq Evlīs were forced to migrate from Azerbaijan to Khorasan in Safavid times.
or WHITE SHEEP, a confederation of Turkman tribes who ruled in eastern Anatolia and western Iran until the Safavid conquest in 1501.
(ʿĀQQ-E WĀLEDAYN), Ar. “[the son] disobedient to [his] parents,” a theme in popular Shiʿite literature.
D. O. Morgan
Mongolian title, essentially meaning “elder brother” and by extension “senior member of the family.”
Ḥ. Maḥbūbī Ardakānī
MOḤAMMAD-ʿALĪ KHAN, Qajar official in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
(1293-1389/1876-1970), Shiʿite scholar and bibliographer.