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(plural of melk), privately owned agricultural estates; the term (of Arabic origin) designates a form of rural land tenure pattern that existed simultaneously in Iran with various other types of land holdings over several centuries.
i. Geography. ii. Excavations.
AMLAŠ i. Geography
small town and district in the southeastern part of Gilān Province.
AMLAŠ ii. Excavations
R. H. Dyson
small village in southeastern Gilān which, since 1959, has given its name to a large assortment of archeological artifacts derived from illegal, clandestine excavations in the nearby valleys of the Alborz range.
(pl. ʿawāmm), a common Emāmī Shiʿite appellation for the Sunnites.
a Kurdish tribe of Gīlān and Khorasan.
M. L. Chaumont
historian who provides important information on the Sasanians (b. ca. 330-35).
an Iranian, to whom were entrusted 215 (?) BAR of grain provided for provisions at Tukraš.
J. P. Asmussen
Manichean apostle, outstanding figure in the missionary history of Manicheism during the 3rd century CE.
R. E. Emmerick
“the heart or essence of the Amoghapāśa ritual,” the name of a Buddhist text belonging to the Mahayanist Tantric tradition.
C. E. Bosworth, S. Blair, E. Ehlers
a town on the Caspian shore in the southwest of the modern province of Māzandarān, medieval Ṭabarestān.
C. E. Bosworth
town situated three miles from the left bank of the Oxus river (Āmū Daryā).
Amol wares are mainly fine bowls with flaring walls and straight rims and larger dishes with flattened, everted, or straight rims. Some of these have been greatly restored, so that they feel much heavier than they once were, and their coarser base rings lack the sureness of potting that typifies better-preserved specimens.This Article Has Images/Tables.
David O. Morgan
Shiʿite scholar and author, died at Shiraz in 1352-53, when it was under the control of the Inju ruler Abu Esḥāq Jamāl-al-Din.
ĀMOLĪ, SAYYED BAHĀʾ-AL-DĪN
early representative of Imamite theosophy (b. 720/1320, or perhaps 719/1319).
the dialect spoken in Āmora, a village in the šahrestān of Tafreš.
A. Sh. Shahbazi
Greek form of the name of several notable Iranians of the Achaemenid period.