Pahlavi


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Synonyms for Pahlavi

Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)

the Iranian language of the Zoroastrian literature of the 3rd to 10th centuries

the script (derived from the Aramaic alphabet) used to write the Pahlavi language

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THE PAHLAVI ADVISER SPEAKS ELOQUENTLY of the recent democratic upheavals in Ukraine, Georgia, and Kyrgyzstan, saying that the referendum effort should be understood in the context of those events.
Pahlavi, a University of Southern California graduate and a US Air Force trained fighter pilot, advocates a referendum in Iran on a return of the monarchy.
Gholam-Reza was the half-brother of Mohammad-Reza Shah, the second and last monarch of the Pahlavi Dynasty.
Prince Pahlavi told the Saudi-based Al-Watan newspaper that the current regime in Tehran remains the regime of slogans meanwhile corruption is spreading and Mafias have taken control all over.
Raffaelli begins his important analysis of this Avestan text and its Pahlavi versions by declaring his preference for the compound term sih-rozag--"(specific to) the day thirty" or "the thirtieth day"--rather than the more commonly used sih rozag (or its New Persian equivalent Siroza), meaning "of/ relating to the thirty days (of the month).
That was when radical Shi'ite Safawis emerged in Iran against the Pahlavi shah.
This book gives a literal English translation of the Pahlavi Widewdad.
Modernity has also presented a challenge for monarchy -- as Milani traced in "The Shah," his biography of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, published in 2011.
Of which country was Muhammad Reza Pahlavi the last hereditary monarch?
However, all Pahlavi texts do not agree with the number and identity of all of the immortals.
FORMER Iranian crown prince Mohammed Reza Pahlavi asserted that Iran's clerical regime was implicated in the incidents that unfolded in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia's Eastern region in early 2011.
The Islamic revolution, masterminded by the late supreme spiritual guide of the Iranian Islamic revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, ousted the pro-western regime of Mohammad Pahlavi.
Iran severed ties with Egypt after it signed a peace deal with Israel in 1979 and provided asylum to Iran's deposed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
The portrait of Farah Diba Pahlavi, the deposed Empress of Iran, is thought to be worth millions.