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(Kawâd [has] arranged Êrân), name of
a Sasanian province (š) created by Kawâd I (r.
488-531) in his reorganisation of the empire. Hamza Esfahânî called it Îrân
watâratÂ Kawâd and mentioned that it contained rostâqs
belonging to Qom (Hamza, pp. 25, 38).
works not given in detail, see "Short References"):
Gignoux, "Nouveaux toponymes Sassanides," JA 262,
1974, pp. 299-304.
R. Gyselen, Bulles et sceaux sassanides de diverses collections,
Studia Iranica, cahier 4, Paris, 1987, pp. 26-27 (MFT 5).
"À propos d'un toponyme sasanide," JA 270, 1982, pp.
ge‚ographie administrative de l'Empire sassanide: Les te‚moignages
sigillographiques, Res Orientales 1, Bures-sur-Yvette, 1989, p.
46. Schwarz, Iran, pp. 557-58.
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