Persian Gulf Syndrome: Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8)Persia: An ancient civilization, known as early as 2000 B.C. The Persian Empire was founded by Cyrus the Great (550-529 B.C.) and for 200 years, from 550 to 331 B.C., the Persians ruled the ancient world from India to Egypt. The territory west of India was called Persis by the Greeks who later called the entire empire Persia. In 331 B.C. the Persian wars against the Greeks ended disastrously under the counterattacks by Alexander the Great. The name Persia in modern times for the modern country was changed to Iran in 1935. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p546 & Asimov, Words on the Map, 1962, p176)IranIndian Ocean: A body of water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the earth, extending amidst Africa in the west, Australia in the east, Asia in the north, and Antarctica in the south. Including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, it constitutes the third largest ocean after the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the PACIFIC OCEAN. (New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 15th ed, 1990, p289)Gulf War: United Nations' action to intervene in conflict between the nation of Kuwait and occupying Iraqi forces, occurring from 1990 through 1991.War: Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.Medicine, Arabic: Traditional Arabic methods used in medicine in the ARAB WORLD.Middle East: The region of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)Veterans: Former members of the armed services.Chemical Warfare: Tactical warfare using incendiary mixtures, smokes, or irritant, burning, or asphyxiating gases.Cat Diseases: Diseases of the domestic cat (Felis catus or F. domesticus). This term does not include diseases of the so-called big cats such as CHEETAHS; LIONS; tigers, cougars, panthers, leopards, and other Felidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.Philately: Study of stamps or postal markings. It usually refers to the design and commemorative aspects of the stamp.History, Medieval: The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.Military Personnel: Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.Biological Oxygen Demand Analysis: Testing for the amount of biodegradable organic material in a water sample by measuring the quantity of oxygen consumed by biodegradation of those materials over a specific time period.KuwaitIraqAnoplura: An order of insects comprising the sucking lice, which are blood-sucking ectoparasites of mammals. Recognized families include: Echinphthiriidae, Haematopinidae, and Pediculidae. 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Though probably present in towns in Palestine as long ago as 7000 years, actual domestication occurred in Egypt about 4000 years ago. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed, p801)Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Psychometrics: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.Factor Analysis, Statistical: A set of statistical methods for analyzing the correlations among several variables in order to estimate the number of fundamental dimensions that underlie the observed data and to describe and measure those dimensions. It is used frequently in the development of scoring systems for rating scales and questionnaires.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.United StatesDisability Evaluation: Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Gardening: Cultivation of PLANTS; (FRUIT; VEGETABLES; MEDICINAL HERBS) on small plots of ground or in containers.Ants: Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)Poetry as Topic: Literary and oral genre expressing meaning via symbolism and following formal or informal patterns.PoetryNewspapers: Publications printed and distributed daily, weekly, or at some other regular and usually short interval, containing news, articles of opinion (as editorials and letters), features, advertising, and announcements of current interest. (Webster's 3d ed)Sulfite Dehydrogenase: An enzyme that catalyzes oxidation of sulfite to sulfate along with the reduction of FERROCYTOCHROME C to FERRICYTOCHROME C.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Blogging: Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Gum Arabic: Powdered exudate from various Acacia species, especially A. senegal (Leguminosae). It forms mucilage or syrup in water. Gum arabic is used as a suspending agent, excipient, and emulsifier in foods and pharmaceuticals.Fishes: A group of cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates having gills, fins, a cartilaginous or bony endoskeleton, and elongated bodies covered with scales.Rivers: Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).Seasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Truncus Arteriosus: The arterial trunk arising from the fetal heart. During development, it divides into AORTA and the PULMONARY ARTERY.Copyright: It is a form of protection provided by law. In the United States this protection is granted to authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. 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The conflicts between the Gökturks and the Sassanid Empire include: First Perso-Turkic War (588-589) Second Perso-Turkic War (606-608) Third Perso-Turkic War (627-629 ...
Quoted from Persian literature[edit]. A thirteenth-century Persian poet, Ibn Yamin[22] (ابن یمین فریومدی), said there are four ...
Arab States of the Persian Gulf. Names mainly consist of the person's name followed by the father's first name connected by the ... Persian for 'born of'). Azerbaijanis of Iranian descent traditionally use suffixes such as '-pour' or '-zadeh', meaning 'born ... though names with that ending can also be found among Persians and a few other nationalities. Armenian surnames can derive from ...
Thus, Anatolia was freed from the Persian yoke for good.[16] Wars of the Diadochi and division of Alexander's empire[edit]. ... The Achaemenid Persian Empire, thus founded by Cyrus the Great, continued its expansion under the Persia king Darius the Great ... Landing on the shores of Anatolia near Sestos on the Gallipoli in 334 BCE, Alexander first faced the Persian army in the Battle ... Persian intervention[edit]. Main articles: Byzantine Empire under the Heraclian dynasty and Sasanian Empire ...
Russia agreed to protect Georgia against any new invasion and further political aspirations of their Persian suzerains. ...
Persian sources[edit]. By contrast, the Persian derivation Turkestan remains mostly applied to Central Asia. The name is ... derived from the ethnic self-designation Türk, as Turkestan is a Persian or Persianate term meaning "abode of the Turks". ...
Persians[edit]. The Persians were the elite in the region, and were part of the settled population.[28] The term "Persians" in ... At the same time, the official language was Persian, the court literature was in Persian, and most of the chancellors, ... "Persians" and "Turks" among the ruling "Persian" elite of the khanate.[27] This ruling elite were primarily the members of the ... The Erivan Khanate[a] (Persian: خانات ایروان‎ - Xānāt-e Iravān; Armenian: Երևանի խանություն - Yerevani khanut'yun; Azerbaijani ...
Persian[edit]. In Persian, loanwords with an initial sp-, st-, sk- or sm- add a short vowel e at the beginning: spray → esprey ... Persians learning Polish thus pronounce smacznego (bon appétit) as esmacznego.[citation needed] ...
Persian crosses were in churches once attended by Nasranis. Out of five Persian crosses two are in Kottayam Knanaya Valia Palli ... Another immigration from Persia occurred around 825 under the leadership of Persian merchant Marwan Sabriso, with two Bishops, ... found that there were many Christians in India with a Persian Bishop and that they had a copy of the Gospel according to ... It is the oldest documentary evidence available to attest the presence of a Persian Christian community in South India.[40] ...
Persian rule[edit]. Soon afterwards, an invasion from outside Anatolia by the Persian Empire effectively ended Old Smyrna's ... The Persian emperor Cyrus the Great attacked the coastal cities of the Aegean after conquering the capital of Lydia. As a ... Alexander had defeated the Persians in several battles and finally the Emperor Darius III himself at Issus in 333 BC. Old ...
In the Persian calendar[edit]. The Persian calendar, in use in Afghanistan and Iran, has its year begin at the midnight closest ...
Greek and Persian influences[edit]. Further information: Greco-Bactrian Kingdom and Kushan Empire ...
Persian Gulf War[edit]. Main article: Gulf War. Ground operations during Operation Desert Storm, with the 101st Airborne ...
Main article: Persian theatre. After the translation of Mirza Fatali Akhundov's plays into Persian in the 19th century, Persian ... Reza Abedini's Persian Sym style unites the rich calligraphic tradition of Persian culture with "modernity".[4] ... Milani, Abbas (2008-11-01). Eminent Persians. ISBN 9780815609070. .. *^ a b c Milani, Abbas (2011-01-04). The Shah. ISBN ... critic and one of the notable figures involved in Persian constitutional revolution. In the early 20th century, Persian music ...
The Old Persian maguš[edit]. One of the earliest surviving accounts of the Persian mágoi was provided by the Greek historian ... The English words magic, mage and magician come from the Latin magus, through the Greek μάγος, which is from the Old Persian ... The term magic has its origins in Ancient Greece.[31] During the late sixth and early fifth centuries BCE, the Persian maguš ... The term magic comes from the Old Persian magu, a word that applied to a form of religious functionary about which little is ...
... the Persian capital was not taken, the main Persian army was still at large and approaching, while the Romans lacked a clear ... a b Dodgeon & Lieu, The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars, p.205. ... Dodgeon, Michael H. & Samuel N.C. Lieu, The Roman Eastern Frontier and the Persian Wars AD 226-363, Routledge, London, 1991. ... Julian rejected this offer.[59] Ammianus states that Julian longed for revenge on the Persians and that a certain desire for ...
Persian orange is a color used in pottery and Persian carpets in Iran. ... is colored Persian orange, assuming no food coloring is added. Allis-Chalmers tractors have been colored Persian orange since ... Persian red. Pink. Raspberry. Red. Red-violet. Redwood. Rose. Rose red. Rosewood. Rosso corsa. ... Now called "Persian Orange No. 1" (Guy Fay, Andy Kraushaar, Original Allis-Chalmers, 1933-1957 2000:121; My Allis-Chalmers ...
Persian Rāk[edit]. The music concept of Rāk in Persian is probably a pronunciation of Raga. According to Hormoz Farhat, it is ... Hormoz Farhat (2004). The Dastgah Concept in Persian Music. Cambridge University Press. pp. 97-99. ISBN 978-0-521-54206-7.. ... The Sanskrit word raga (Sanskrit: राग) has Indo-European roots, as *reg- which connotes "to dye". It is found in Greek, Persian ... unclear how this term came to Persia, it has no meaning in modern Persian language, and the concept of raga is unknown in ...
Persian Avicenna, and Averroes. Due to cultural differences, they disassociated comedy from Greek dramatic representation, and ...
Central Asian, Greek and Persian Empires[edit]. The Achaemenid Persian empire included Pujab west of the Indus. ... southern) Multan Subah, bordering Kabul, Lahore, (Old) Delhi, Ajmer, Thatta (Sindh) subahs, the Persian Safavid empire[citation ... Due to its location, the Punjab region came under constant attack and witnessed centuries of foreign invasions by the Persians ... The word Punjab was formally introduced in the early 17th century CE as an elision of the Persian words panj (five) and āb ( ...
Persian and Hellenistic period: near Shikmona[edit]. In the 6th century BCE, during the Persian period, Greek geographer Scylax ... Persians, Hasmoneans, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Crusaders, Ottomans, and the British. Since the establishment of the State of ... is mentioned by the mid-11th-century Persian chronicler Nasir Khusraw, and the 12th- and 13th-century Arab chroniclers, ...
Hezb-e Wahdat-e Islami Afghanistan (Persian: حزب وحدت اسلامی افغانستان‎; "the Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan"), shortened ... BBC Persian Service, March 13, 2004 *^ Ibrahimi, Niamatullah. 2009. 'The Dissipation of Political Capital among Afghanistan's ... Glossary of Dari (Afghan Persian) words[edit]. Most of these terms are loanwords from Arabic. ...
Persian Empire and the Satrapy of Arran[edit]. Following wars with the Romans and Persians, Armenia was partitioned between the ... Artsakh was removed from Persian Armenia and included into the neighbouring satrapy of Arran. At this time, the population of ... Despite being under Persian and Arab rule, many of the Armenian territories, including Artsakh, were governed by Armenian ... Artsakh would remain part of Arran throughout Persian rule, during the fall of Iran to the Muslims, and following the Muslim ...
Persian). Visited on March 13, 2015 at 7:11:21 PM UTC. Permanent Link. Traslation to English by Google Translate. Details of ...
Persian). Moghadamnia AA. A review of poisoning and drug overdose. Koomesh [Journal of Semnan University of Medical Sciences] ... Persian) Rahman, SZ; Khan, RA; Gupta, V; Uddin, Misbah (July 2007). "Pharmacoenvironmentology - A Component of ...
Abd Ali ibn Muhammad ibn Husayn Birjandi (Persian: عبدعلی محمد بن حسین بیرجندی‎) (died 1528) was a prominent 16th-century ... Persian. Risalah fi Alat al-Rasad (Epistle on observational instruments); in Arabic. Tadhkirat al-Ahbab fi Bayan al-Tahabub ( ... Persian astronomer, mathematician and physicist who lived in Birjand. In discussing the structure of the cosmos, al-Birjandi ...
Animated film inspired by the Persian Architecture. *Farnoush Tehrāni, The Meaning of the Persian Garden, in Persian, Jadid ... Although the genuine Old Persian form must have been *paridaida-, Modern Persian palīz garden from Middle Persian palēz ... Elements of the Persian garden[edit]. Elements of the Persian garden, such as the shade, the jub, and the courtyard style hayāt ... The tradition and style of garden design represented by Persian gardens or Iranian gardens (Persian: باغ ایرانی‎) has ...
People and things from the historical Persian Empire Persian carpet, an essential part of Persian culture Persian cat, a long- ... the Persian ironwood tree Persian melon, an orange-fleshed melon, Cucumis melo List of Persia-related topics List of Persian ... Persian may refer to: People and things from Iran, historically called Persia in the English language Persians, the majority ... a fictional Pokémon species Persian (roll), a pastry native to Thunder Bay, Ontario The Persian, a character from Gaston ...
Advanced Persian: MDES GU4710 (Fall) and GU4711 (Spring) While helping students advance their levels of oral and written ... Elementary Persian: MDES UN1710 (Fall) and UN1711 (Spring) These introductory courses offer a proficiency based approach to the ... Intermediate Persian: MDES UN1712 (Fall) and UN1713 (Spring) These courses focus on further developing reading, speaking, ... Persian language study at Columbia University´s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies prepares ...
"Persian Lake". Aroundguides.com. Around Guides. Retrieved 2013-10-31. "54.7139,-101.5547 (Location of Persian Lake)". Google ... Persian Lake is a small lake in northern Manitoba, near the border between northeastern Saskatchewan and northwestern Manitoba ... "Persian Lake in Canada". Lakes in Manitoba. skyandweather.net. Retrieved 2013-10-31. Coordinates: 54°42′50″N 101°33′17″W /  ... "Traveling Luck for Persian Lake, Manitoba, Canada". Travelling Luck World Index. Travelingluck.com. Retrieved 2013-10-31. " ...
Modern Persian arose about the ninth century c.e. It is the national language of Iran [1], Afghanistan [2], and Tajikistan [3]. ... PERSIAN ,an indo-european language related to english, sanskrit, kurdish, and pashto. ... Persian has changed little in the last thousand years or so: a person who knows Persian can understand tenth-century Persian ( ... Persian. 1. Telamon sculpted with clothes suggestive of a Persian origin. Persae occur e.g. on the portal of the Friedrichsbau ...
Persian literature, body of writings in New Persian (also called Modern Persian), the form of the Persian language written ... Persian literature, body of writings in New Persian (also called Modern Persian), the form of the Persian language written ... This New Persian (as it is called by linguists) did not differ very much from the Middle Persian of the Sāsānian period except ... The Persian alphabet was also borrowed from the Arabs with the addition of only a few signs for Persian sounds unknown to ...
... BODY OF WATER. See also Gulf States and Persian Gulf War.. DEATHS. Name. Occupation. Birth. Death. Known for. ...
This Persian halva recipe simmers rose water, saffron, butter, and flour together forming a sweet and rich dessert perfect with ... This Persian version uses a simple mixture of flour, butter, and sugar with the sweet perfume of rosewater. Cut into wedges and ... I made this for my Persian husband and we both loved it! Its a lot lighter than other halvas I have eaten! ...
The Persian is a heavily boned, well-balanced cat with a sweet expression and soft, round lines. This cat has large round eyes ... Persians are perfect companions, if you like placid, sweet-tempered cats. Dont count on using your Persian pal as a furry ... Both Angora and Persian cats are mentioned in the manuscript Voyages de Pietro della Valle. He described the Persians as gray ... The Persian quickly shoved aside the competition and quickly took the place as the top cat. The American Persian developed a ...
At sea, the Persian Sturgeon feeds on a wide variety of benthic molluscs, crustaceans and small fish.. This species has ... In the past, Persian Sturgeon was considered a subspecies of A. gueldenstaedtii (A. g. persicus). Since 1973 (Lukyanenko and ... In its past distribution, the Persian Sturgeon ascended all rivers around the Caspian Sea. It currently now only ascends lower ... The lack of ability to genetically identify the species in international trade is a potential threat, as Russian and Persian ...
Persian Gulf Oil Meeting. Reuters. APRIL 12, 1989. Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main ... Six Persian Gulf oil ministers are to meet April 26 in Saudi Arabia, an official of their regional organization said today. The ... A version of this article appears in print on April 12, 1989, on Page D00022 of the National edition with the headline: Persian ...
Template:Campaignbox Second Persian invasion of Greece. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Template:Campaignbox_Second_Persian_invasion_of_Greece&oldid= ...
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Pages in category "en:Persian male given names". The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total. ... Category:en:Persian male given names. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary ... Retrieved from "https://en.wiktionary.org/w/index.php?title=Category:en:Persian_male_given_names&oldid=20137986" ...
Persian Gulf is Number 76 in the series of more than 160 studies produced by the section, most of which were published after ... The territories covered are specified as Muscat, Trucial Oman, El-Katr, Bahrein, Hasa, Koweit, Irak, South Arabistan, Persian ... and Persian Littoral. Chapter II, on political history, provides a brief history of the Gulf States to 1914 and of European ... General Treaty of Peace between Great Britain and the Arab Tribes of the Persian Gulf (1820), and Treaty of Peace in Perpetuity ...
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The Persian Empire (2005). * Holland, Tom. Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle for the West (2007) excerpt and ... Splendors of The Persian Empire (2006), art abd architecture. References. *↑ Maria Brosius. The Persians; an Introduction; ... The Persian Empire and several of its rulers are discussed in the Bible in the books of Daniel and Esther. Roughly sixty years ... The Persian Empire, in antiquity, was the largest geographical empire in its time, at its height stretching from India (at the ...
Iranian film/Persian culture site. Posted 6 years ago on Thursday, August 18th, 2011. ... Iranian film/Persian culture site. Recommended by Professor Sunil Sharma: View contemporary Iranian cinema, selected to ... illuminate aspects of Persian culture, http://bostonu.asiapacificfilms.com. Note - the passcode is bostonu. ...
We have all seen the very big difference between Latin and Persian alphabets. One has vertical, almost isometric, mono-spaced ... The first Persian font with 12+1 different styles.. The first Persian font with a "Pure Persian" style, which you can write ... Pure Persian style only produces pure Persian letters and also replaces Latin letters with phonetic ones, enabling all Persian ... Any Persian (Arabic) parson can read them. This is a typographic approach to design a modern Persian typeface. ...
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This basic vocabulary of the human body in Persian will be of help when talking to the doctor. ... Anatomy vocabulary in Persian. Visiting the doctor when going to Isfahan or Shiraz is something that happens more often than we ... This basic vocabulary of the human body in Persian will be of help when talking to the doctor. ...
I do not own a rescue, but somehow they find me and when they dont I adopt from a persian rescue in Cheshire. This page deals ... with some of my experiences with persian cats. ... Why A Persian Romance?. Why the persian cat is so special.... ... When a rescue Persian gazes at you from his or her pen and you look into those eyes you are forever lost to Persian Cats. There ... Persians are, I always say, cats for dog people. Persians are loyal to their owners and they are very affectionate. The boys ...
As a Persian Jew living in L.A. I would call the number of Persian Jews that have turned out full-fledged "chabadnicks" fairly ... Persian Gulf. Thirty years after the Islamic Revolution made them exiles, the Persian Jews of Los Angeles are split in new ways ... Many Persian families found their way to Sinai Temple, on Wilshire Boulevard, a popular stop for many Persian Jews arriving in ... "Persian, Jewish, American," says Zvi Dershowitz, a rabbi who was instrumental in welcoming Persian Jews to his synagogue, Sinai ...
  • Longhaired cats, including the ancestors of the modern Persian and Angora breeds, were first seen in Europe in the mid-to-late 1500s, introduced by Roman and Phoenician caravans from Persia (now Iran) and Turkey, according to documents of the era. (petfinder.com)
  • More Persian Jews live in Los Angeles than anywhere else in the world-an estimated 45,000, roughly twice the number remaining in Iran. (tabletmag.com)
  • Persian Cats originated in Mesopotamia, which later became Persia and is now modern-day Iran. (purina.com)
  • Archaeological and historical data attest that Persian Fallow Deer was distributed from the western Iranian plateau to the Mediterranean and from Southern Anatolia to South Levant, which nowadays includes western Iran, Iraq, Israel, eastern Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and southeastern Turkey (e.g. (iucnredlist.org)
  • Abstract The so-called Central Plateau Dialects or simply Central Dialects belong to the South Median group of Northwest Iranian languages and are spoken in central Iran, where the p revailing language is Persian. (scribd.com)
  • Persian is the native language of Iran. (adweek.com)
  • While Facebook users were already translating the site into Persian - as they are with dozens of other languages using the crowd-sourced Translation application which enables users to suggest and vote on translations - Facebook released the Persian version earlier than normal to make it easier for Persian speakers in Iran and around the world to use Facebook. (adweek.com)
  • On Sunday, Iranian General Mohammad Ali Jafari confirmed that in a conflict with Israel, Iran considers the entrance of the Persian Gulf - the Strait of Hormuz - a legitimate target. (rt.com)
  • Till the Islamic revolution in Iran in March 1979, Iran under Reza Shah Pahlavi was a strategic partner of USA and was lionized as the policeman of the Persian Gulf. (paktribune.com)
  • Defiance by Iran impelled reckless Trump to move forward a naval armada to the Mediterranean which included two aircraft carriers, and also deployed B-52 bombers near the Persian Gulf on May 5. (paktribune.com)
  • Diplomatic isolation, followed by economic coercion and now military posturing coupled with threats hurled by the US hawks and defiant stance of Iran together with Iran-Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) tiff, made the situation in the Persian Gulf ominous. (paktribune.com)
  • Iran was protected from Europe by overland trade routes that passed through territory inhospitable to foreigners, while trade at Iranian ports in the Persian Gulf was in the hands of locals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Called Persians for their country of origin, the first cats of this breed are thought to have found their way westward during the 1600's in spice caravans coming from what is now Iran. (ctvsh.com)
  • The glamorous Persian cat is one of our oldest breeds and evokes images of distant historical Persia and Turkey. (tica.org)
  • Responsible breeders dedicate themselves to breeding healthy Persian Cats who are no more prone to illness and disease than other breeds, however. (purina.com)
  • As a consequence of the BBC program Pedigree Dogs Exposed, cat breeders have too come under pressure from veterinary and animal welfare associations, with the Persian singled out as one of the breeds most affected by health problems. (europetnet.com)
  • One of, if not the most popular breed, the Persian is one of the oldest known breeds of cat. (cat-world.com.au)
  • Persians are suited to an indoor life, they don't tolerate noise as well as other breeds. (cat-world.com.au)
  • Recommended by Professor Sunil Sharma: View contemporary Iranian cinema, selected to illuminate aspects of Persian culture, http://bostonu.asiapacificfilms.com . (bu.edu)
  • Now, within a few miles of Nessah, there is a Chabad Persian Youth center, an Orthodox synagogue and school called Ohr HaEmet, and the Iranian Jewish Senior Center, all featuring prominent multi-lingual signage. (tabletmag.com)
  • The State Department's top Middle East expert said Thursday that the United States is ready to protect Kuwaiti oil tankers to upset Iranian plans to dominate the Persian Gulf region, preserve free navigation in international waters and avoid what could be a ruinous surge in oil prices. (latimes.com)
  • First published in England in 1991 to considerable acclaim, Roxane Zand's translation of Simin Daneshvar's first novel (written in 1969-the first by any Iranian woman author) tells the story of a young feudal Persian landlord and his family in Shiraz at the time of British occupation during World War II through the eyes of his wife, Zahra (Zari). (mepc.org)
  • The Persian garden architecture is the fusion of Iranian philosophy and elements of gardening in different historical periods. (altiusdirectory.com)
  • Communicate and converse in Persian (Farsi) on a variety of daily and common topics. (umich.edu)
  • In order to make it easier for Persian speakers to use Facebook, Facebook has turned on a "beta" version of the site translated into Persian (Farsi) tonight. (adweek.com)
  • Persian literature , body of writings in New Persian (also called Modern Persian), the form of the Persian language written since the 9th century with a slightly extended form of the Arabic alphabet and with many Arabic loanwords. (britannica.com)
  • First I want to say that this is not only a Persian/Arabic font, it also supports the Latin unique glyphs , too! (behance.net)
  • All Persian (Arabic) letters are connected to each other unlike the Latin letters. (behance.net)
  • Any Persian (Arabic) parson can read them. (behance.net)
  • The National Library of Medicine owns approximately 300 Persian and Arabic manuscripts dating from the eleventh to the nineteenth centuries. (nih.gov)
  • The lefthand figure has the bloodletting points labeled in a mixture of Persian and Arabic. (nih.gov)
  • Persian as the second important language of Islam has influenced many languages in the Muslim world such as Arabic and Turkish , and its words have found their way beyond that region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other words of Persian origin found their way into European languages-and eventually reached English at second-hand-through the Moorish -Christian cultural interface in the Iberian peninsula during the Middle Ages thus being transmitted through Arabic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Etymology: from French babouche and Arabic بابوش, from Persian pāpoosh (پاپوش), from pa "foot" + poosh "covering. (wikipedia.org)
  • To me, it is hard to believe that people treat persian cats so cruelly - many without meaning to - and I would like to take the chance of this Crazy For Cats Quest to make a few basic points about persian cat personality and to tell a little of our story. (hubpages.com)
  • If you want your cats bouncing around like hyperactive popcorn, don't adopt a Persian. (petfinder.com)
  • Persians are perfect companions, if you like placid, sweet-tempered cats. (petfinder.com)
  • Both Angora and Persian cats are mentioned in the manuscript Voyages de Pietro della Valle. (petfinder.com)
  • Other travelers brought Persian and Angora cats into France and then into England, causing them to be called "French cats" for a number of years. (petfinder.com)
  • The photo shows the two delightful Persian Cats I adopted from Chapelhouse Persian Rescue. (hubpages.com)
  • Persian cats - they are beautiful certainly, but needing rescue? (hubpages.com)
  • But Persian cats definitely need help! (hubpages.com)
  • This page is written from my experience of persian cats and persian cat rescue. (hubpages.com)
  • You will see many persian themed cards and posters on this page and my zazzle store has many more gifts featuring cats too. (hubpages.com)
  • When a rescue Persian gazes at you from his or her pen and you look into those eyes you are forever lost to Persian Cats. (hubpages.com)
  • All cats are beautiful, some say they are Divine of course, but the big owl eyes of a Persian seem to see into your very Being and draw you into theirs. (hubpages.com)
  • I promised her as she lay dying that I would help other Persian Cats and I have done my best to keep that promise. (hubpages.com)
  • None of the above apply in my long experience of serving Persian cats. (hubpages.com)
  • The exact origins will never be known but we do know that the first cat shows in Britain included Persian cats. (tica.org)
  • The Persians of today look little like the Persians of yesteryear.By 1900 Americans were importing Persian cats from Great Britain and their popularity continued to grow worldwide as the cat fancy itself began to grow as well. (tica.org)
  • Mrs. Clinton Locke (Lockehaven) was one of the early breeders in America winning shows with cats like her silver male Lockehaven Smerdis (1900), her blue female Melrose Lassie (1901) and her blue male Romaldkirk Lupin (1902).The bi-color Persian was more recently recognized for competition but has been around since the beginning of the breed. (tica.org)
  • Persians are medium to large cats with well-developed muscular bodies. (tica.org)
  • For example, white Persians tend to have deep blue or copper eyes, whereas silver or golden Persians have green eyes and solid-colored cats have copper eyes. (purina.com)
  • Modern Persian Cats are available in over 80 different color combinations. (purina.com)
  • The Persian is the most popular breed of pedigree cats in the United States, and the sixth most popular breed in the UK. (gccfcats.org)
  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) which causes kidney failure in affected adult cats has an incidence rate of 36-49% in the Persian breed. (europetnet.com)
  • Because of DNA testing, most responsible Persian breeders now have cats that no longer carry the PKD gene, hence their offspring also do not have the gene. (europetnet.com)
  • Persian cats are nearly universally recognizable. (ctvsh.com)
  • Italian traveller Pietro Della Valle (1586 - 1652) is credited with bringing the first Persian cats back to Europe, arriving in his homeland of Italy in 1620 with them. (cat-world.com.au)
  • Persian cats have a sweet and gentle nature. (cat-world.com.au)
  • Most cats don't need a regular bath, and that includes Persians, but if you do want to give him one, please read our article on how to give a cat a bath . (cat-world.com.au)
  • Persian cats should not be allowed to roam outdoors, their trusting nature puts them at risk. (cat-world.com.au)
  • Persian cats are a brachycephalic breed , which means they have a short, flat face, this can lead to problems such as excessive tearing of the eyes, dental problems, eye ulcers and breathing difficulties. (cat-world.com.au)
  • The Persian cats were grey coated while those from Angora were white. (purina.co.uk)
  • These early Persian cats were quite different from the cats that win shows today: their faces were longer, their ears larger and they had a rangier shape. (purina.co.uk)
  • Persian Longhair cats are calm and affectionate. (purina.co.uk)
  • This condition was found in more than a third of all Persian and Exotic shorthaired cats in the 1990s when screening tests became available. (purina.co.uk)
  • Persian cats may also have an increased incidence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (thickening of the walls of the heart). (purina.co.uk)
  • Like other longhaired cats, Persians are the most likely to develop fungal skin infections, such as ringworm. (purina.co.uk)
  • Persian Cats are known for their gentle, quiet, docile nature. (bowwowinsurance.com.au)
  • The Persian kitty was a favorite of Queen Victoria and the breed was imported to the U.S. in the late 19th century. (purina.com)
  • From the time of the Achaemenid Empire , the idea of an earthly paradise spread through Persian literature and example to other cultures, both the Hellenistic gardens of the Seleucid Empire and the Ptolemies in Alexandria . (wikipedia.org)
  • Persians require significant time commitment. (petfinder.com)
  • The Persian Empire , in antiquity, was the largest geographical empire in its time, at its height stretching from India (at the Ganges and Mula , respectively) all the way into southern Europe and down to Egypt, primarily under Cyrus the Great . (conservapedia.com)
  • Jimmy Delshad, the former mayor of Beverly Hills and an unofficial spokesman of the Persian Jewish community, refers to it as "the suitcase mentality"-as in, ready to go at any time. (tabletmag.com)
  • Now adults, they are the first generation of Persian Jews to come of age outside their country since the time of the Babylonian exile. (tabletmag.com)
  • The Persian cat will not demand your undivided attention but it will relish your attention when are ready to lavish some time on it. (tica.org)
  • The Persian coat takes time to maintain and each color and pattern has a distinct texture that requires special care. (tica.org)
  • At a time when network managers are looking at ways to cut the costs of global news-gathering in a soft economy, the responsibility of covering the crisis in the Persian Gulf is wreaking havoc with their news budgets. (latimes.com)
  • The glamorous, dignified Persian comes in a wide array of colours so choose your favourite and enjoy a delightful companion - but be prepared to spend the time grooming your new addition. (gccfcats.org)
  • The marketplace is a bit uneasy late this week after reports two more ships in the Persian Gulf area (this time in the Gulf of Oman) were attacked by smaller gunboats, and/or possibly even a torpedo. (kitco.com)
  • WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon activated the media pool for the first time in a real military operation Sunday for coverage of the U.S. escorts of Kuwaiti tankers and the first dispatches arrived from the Persian Gulf Tuesday. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Decorated pottery of contemporary time showcases the common cross plan of the Persian garden. (altiusdirectory.com)
  • The history of Persian garden architecture can be segregated into four durations, Persian prehistoric garden architecture, from the span of Medes to the end of Sassanians, contemporary architecture and current time architecture which is Islamic period of Persian garden architecture. (altiusdirectory.com)
  • These early cat fanciers defined the standard that was to give the Persian its modern look. (tica.org)
  • Persian wedding tradition , despite its local and regional variations, like many other rituals in Persia goes back to the ancient Zoroastrian tradition. (thefullwiki.org)
  • Jug inscribed with Persian love poem unearthed in JerusalemA fragment of a Persia pottery vessel that dates back to the 12th or 13th centuries has been discovered in an archaeological dig in the Old City of Jerusalem. (israel21c.org)
  • The first documented ancestors of the Persian cat were imported in the 17th century from Persia into Italy, and from Angora (now Ankara), Turkey into France. (purina.co.uk)
  • The Persian has a sweet, gentle nature and blends easily into most households as they become comfortable in their new home. (tica.org)
  • Adding an engaging Persian to your world will add an extra splash of glamour to your home with this very special gentle companion. (gccfcats.org)
  • The showdown with Iraq demonstrates that America's support from its Persian Gulf allies has shrunk since the 1991 war and suggests that the United States may need a new battle plan for any renewed face-off with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, analysts say. (latimes.com)
  • Sharona Nazarian and her family celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year, and Purim, in Los Angeles. (tabletmag.com)
  • The modern brachycephalic Persian has a large rounded skull and shortened face and nose. (europetnet.com)
  • Persians are also more susceptible to ringworm (because of their long coats), skin conditions that cause itching, redness and hair loss and polycystic kidney disease. (purina.com)
  • Due to their flat faces and heavy coats, some Persians may have problems during hot weather and they are best keep indoors. (cat-world.com.au)
  • I am a 23 year experienced breeder of persians. (kittysites.com)
  • Persians should only be purchased from a registered breeder and should not leave home until they are a minimum of twelve weeks of age and have received at least two of their three F3 vaccinations. (cat-world.com.au)
  • Persian tea at Kababbq is a fragrant affair. (marinij.com)
  • Persian lime trees are best known for their dense, glossy evergreen foliage, and small buds that produce pure white, fragrant blossoms. (gardeners.com)
  • Some of them, such as " paradise ", date to cultural contacts between the Persian people and the ancient Greeks or Romans and through Greek and Latin found their way to English. (wikipedia.org)
  • Humayun's Tomb and Taj Mahal have some of the largest Persian gardens in the world, from the era of the Mughal Empire in India. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Taj Mahal embodies the Persian concept of an ideal paradise garden . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Taj Mahal is one of greatest exemplification of world Persian gardens. (altiusdirectory.com)
  • Many words of Persian origin have made their way into the English language through different, often circuitous, routes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kababbq, a year-old lunch and dinner spot tucked behind a carpet store at San Rafael's Harbor Center, brings Persian food - with an accent on grilled meats - to Marin. (marinij.com)
  • At 12"-18" tall, Persian Carpet Zinnias are smaller and more compact than common Zinnias and have narrower leaves. (davesgarden.com)
  • Persian kitties do well with mild-mannered children and laid-back dogs. (purina.com)
  • The Persian purr-sonality makes her affectionate and laid back, and she is a sweet and loving family companion. (ctvsh.com)
  • The docile Persian is a quiet feline who enjoys a calm and relaxing environment. (purina.com)
  • Breeding beautiful Persians with sweet temperaments. (kittysites.com)
  • If you are considering breeding from your Persian cat, you will need to screen for polycystic kidney disease to ensure a healthy litter. (purina.co.uk)
  • The colours and patterns can be classified as follows: Self Persian - These varieties are all one colour e.g. white, black, blue, chocolate, lilac, red or cream - all with orange eyes although you will also see blue-eyed, orange-eyed and odd-eyed white Persians. (gccfcats.org)
  • Tortoiseshell, Tortoiseshell & White and Bi-Colour Persian (Dominant and Dilute Colours) - These varieties have mixed colours and patterns with or without any white. (gccfcats.org)
  • Tabby Persian - These varieties have tabby patterns in various colours (including silver). (gccfcats.org)
  • The Persian comes in a wide variety of patterns and colours. (purina.co.uk)
  • However, the study also found CMI in veterans who did not serve in the gulf, suggesting that the Persian Gulf conflict isn't the only trigger for CMI. (eurekalert.org)
  • P.L. 105-368 granted VA authority to use its fee-basis contract authority to provide examinations to dependents of Persian Gulf veterans. (gao.gov)
  • In an effort to improve participation rates in the Persian Gulf Spouse and Children Examination Program, the Secretary-designate of Veterans Affairs should direct the Under Secretary for Health to simplify the process for requesting and scheduling examinations. (gao.gov)
  • In an effort to improve participation rates in the Persian Gulf Spouse and Children Examination Program, the Secretary-designate of Veterans Affairs should direct the Under Secretary for Health to offer examinations in more locations and seek approval to reimburse participants who are required to travel long distances to receive examinations. (gao.gov)
  • The US Navy is leading its largest-ever war games in the Persian Gulf, with warships from 25 countries being deployed in the region. (rt.com)
  • Six Persian Gulf oil ministers are to meet April 26 in Saudi Arabia, an official of their regional organization said today. (nytimes.com)
  • Jordan receives about $2 billion annually in remittances from workers in the Persian Gulf and takes in about $500 million in financial aid from Saudi Arabia alone. (tuscaloosanews.com)
  • In the Harpers Weekly supplement dated January 27, 1872, there is an illustration of several feline exhibits from the London Crystal Palace show, including a Persian cat. (cat-world.com.au)
  • This volume is sure to become a standard reference on this sublime period in Persian painting, architecture, illuminated manuscripts, ceramics, metalwork, and other decorative arts. (google.com)
  • Etymology: French badiane , from Persian بادیان bādiyān 'anise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Etymology: probably from Hindi बालाघाट, from Persian بالا bālā 'above' + Hindi gaht 'pass. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus many words in the list below, though originally from Persian, arrived in English through the intermediary of Ottoman Turkish language . (wikipedia.org)
  • In the fur trade, Persian lamb refers to the skins of newborn lambs of the Karakul breed, which feature glossy black, tightly wound curls of fur. (fsu.edu)
  • Persian language study at Columbia University´s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies prepares students for advanced study of the culture, history, literature, and society of the Persianate world. (columbia.edu)
  • These introductory courses offer a proficiency based approach to the study of the Persian language. (columbia.edu)
  • They will learn the differences between the three main registers of the language and appropriate usage which will serve as a basis to introduce students to Persian culture and customs. (columbia.edu)
  • For centuries New Persian has also been a prestigious cultural language in western Central Asia , on the Indian subcontinent, and in Turkey . (britannica.com)
  • Marked by their complicated surnames and close family ties, the Persian Jews are-willingly or not-responsible for determining how much of the old language and customs will survive after their transplantation to Southern California. (tabletmag.com)
  • A). The work consists of two anatomical drawings occurring on one side of a loose sheet of paper discovered inside a copy made in 1681 (1092 by the Islamic calendar) of the Persian-language medical enyclopedia Zakhirah-i Khvarazm'Shahi written by Jurjani . (nih.gov)
  • You can also change your language into Persian by clicking here (or clicking the "Settings" link in the upper-right corner of Facebook and then going to the "Language" tab). (adweek.com)
  • The Department of Near Eastern Studies offers Persian language courses on all levels. (umich.edu)
  • Through Persian language acquisition we aim to provide contexts and meanings as we challenge students to explore other world-views and learn to think about cultures critically. (umich.edu)
  • They are part of a well-developed program on Persian language, literature, and culture designed to develop linguistic, literary, and methodological skills for scholarly research. (umich.edu)
  • Though housed in NES, the courses and programming for Persian language and literature draw on resources, faculty and students from across the university, who cross the disciplinary boundaries of archaeology (Henry Wright), history of art (Christiane Gruber, Margaret Root), history (Kathryn Babayan, Juan Cole), and linguistics and language (Behrad Aghaei). (umich.edu)
  • Persian cat's eyes tend to run and the corner of the eye and side of the nose will need regular cleaning. (purina.co.uk)
  • Not known for spicy heat, Persian cuisine is often recognized for its range of contrasting, often subtle flavors. (marinij.com)
  • Water found important place due to heat prominence in Persian Gardens. (altiusdirectory.com)
  • Many Persians require professional grooming. (petfinder.com)
  • Although they can shed a lot, proper grooming will prevent your Persian kitty from leaving hair all over your home. (purina.com)
  • Regular grooming is necessary to help remove fur so it is not ingested by the cat as hair balls can be a problem for Persians. (purina.co.uk)
  • The appendix contains the text of two important treaties: General Treaty of Peace between Great Britain and the Arab Tribes of the Persian Gulf (1820), and Treaty of Peace in Perpetuity agreed upon by the Chiefs of the Arabian Coast (1853). (wdl.org)
  • It is imperative that their relations with the British Government should be maintained unimpaired, and that Great Britain should continue, as hitherto, to perform her especial duties and to retain complete ascendancy in the Persian Gulf. (wdl.org)
  • Utilized primarily in the fashion industry, demand for Persian lamb varies with clothing trends. (fsu.edu)
  • Over the last few decades, a certain amount of controversy has been associated with Persian lamb. (fsu.edu)
  • An investigation carried out in March 2000 by the Humane Society of the United States at a Karakul farm in Bukhara, Uzbekistan seems to support many of the claims made by animal rights groups, but the demand for Persian lamb has yet to dissipate. (fsu.edu)
  • By the 1800's the Persian had become a popular breed in Europe and the first Persians arrived in America in the late 1800's. (cat-world.com.au)
  • Students will be exposed to both modern and classical prose texts and will have further opportunity to examine Persian culture and history. (columbia.edu)
  • While the history of the Persian breed is mainly unrecorded, we do know it has been around for centuries. (tica.org)
  • To find courses focused on Persian culture, history, linguistics, religion, and literature, please look under Near Eastern Studies (NEAREAST) in the Course Guide. (umich.edu)
  • Persian Garden Designs, Persian Garden History, Persian Garden Architecture. (altiusdirectory.com)
  • The dominant influence of Persian for more than a millennium ha s resulted in the ousting of the vernaculars not only in major towns but also in a majority of villages. (scribd.com)
  • Persians can carry a gene that leads to kidney failure (called autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease) through the development of cysts in the kidney. (purina.co.uk)
  • The Persian-English and English-Persian sections contain a wide range of the more common words and phrases.Lambton, Ann K. S. is the author of 'Persian Vocabulary' with ISBN 9780521091541 and ISBN 0521091543. (valorebooks.com)
  • Dystocia, an abnormal or difficult labor, is relatively common in Persians. (europetnet.com)
  • Adherence to Islam is the common characteristic of Persian Gulf oil and gas producers and their legal regimes to different extents reflect this common characteristic. (ssrn.com)
  • As Indo-European languages , English and Persian are daughter languages of their common ancestral Proto-Indo-European , and still share many cognate words of similar forms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The original word in Persian: حشاشین Hashâshīn is the common name used to refer to Nizari Ismailis who conducted a series of political assassinations. (wikipedia.org)
  • By knowing about the health concerns common among Persians, we can help you tailor an individual preventive health plan and hopefully prevent some predictable risks in your pet. (ctvsh.com)
  • We will describe the most common issues seen in Persians to give you an idea of what may come up in her future. (ctvsh.com)
  • Defense Secretary Frank C. Carlucci announced he will soon go to the Persian Gulf to visit American naval forces and consult with allied nations in the region. (latimes.com)
  • Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) is expected to soon begin a major naval exercise in the Persian Gulf that could demonstrate its ability to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial conduit for global energy supplies, US officials have said. (siliconindia.com)