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THE IRANIAN WORLD

ÊRÂN-WIN(N)ÂRD-KAWÂD


 

By: Rika Gyselen

 

(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 watârat Kawâd and mentioned that it contained rostâqs belonging to Qom (Hamza, pp. 25, 38).

 

Bibliography

(for cited works not given in detail, see "Short References"):

Ph. Gignoux, "Nouveaux toponymes Sassanides," JA 262, 1974, pp. 299-304. 

Idem and R. Gyselen, Bulles et sceaux sassanides de diverses collections, Studia Iranica, cahier 4, Paris, 1987, pp. 26-27 (MFT 5). 

R. Gyselen, "À propos d'un toponyme sasanide," JA 270, 1982, pp. 271-72. 

Idem, La 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.

 

 

 

 

Source/Extracted From: Encyclopaedia Iranica

 

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