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THE IRANIAN WORLD

ÊRÂN-XWARRAH-YAZDGERD


 

By: Rika Gyselen

 

ÊRÂN-XWARRAH-YAZDGERD (Êrân, glory of Yazdegerd), Sasanian province probably created by Yazdegerd II (438-457). The city cannot be identified with any certainty, but it is likely that it was located in the north of the Sasanian province of Gorgân.

 

Bibliography

Ph. Gignoux and R. Gyselen, "Sceaux sasanides de la collection M. I. Mochiri," in Ph. Gignoux, ed., Pad nâm î yazdân: Etudes d'e‚pigraphie, de numismatique et d'histoire de l'Iran ancien, Paris, 1979, pp. 108-9; 00.2, pl. 1. 

R. Gyselen, La ge‚ographie administrative de l'Empire sassanide: Les te‚moignages sigillographiques, Res Orientales 1, Bures-sur-Yvette, 1989, pp. 47-48 and passim.

 

 

Source/Extracted From: Encyclopaedia Iranica

 

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