Edited by Ehsan Yarshater
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The Encyclopaedia Iranica covers topics related not only to modern Persia but also to the whole Iranian cultural world, including in-depth treatment of Tajikistan, Afghanistan, and Kurdistan. Articles also delve into historical and cultural relations with nations such as Egypt, Britain, India, and China. Spanning ancient, medieval, and modern times, the Encyclopaedia reveals the geographical, archaeological, cultural, religious, governmental, and biographical details that have left their mark on Iranian society.
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by Reuven Gafni
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Mishkenot Sha'ananim and its immediate surroundings have long been one of Jerusalem's most familiar symbols. This book recounts the stories of Mishkenot Sha'ananim and Yemin Moshe in a systematic and comprehensive manner, from the time of Moses Montefiore to their recent transformation into a unique center for culture, tourism, and the arts. The complex and surprising story of their past is one of the most fascinating chapters in the history of Jerusalem's Jewish community in modern times, and reflects the history of the city at large: . . . (more)
by G. Reza Garosi
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In the Sasanian period (AD 224-652), the pictorial art of the ancient Near East flourished again. Sasanian sculptural art constitutes one of the high points of this genre in the ancient Near East.
With a height of about 6.7 meters and a breadth across the shoulders of more than 2 meters, the colossal statue of Shapur I (AD 240-272) is one of the most impressive and outstanding sculptural works from the Sasanian period. It stands in the so-called Cave of Shapur, a splendid limestone cave located in the south of Iran, about 6 kilometer . . . (more)