Middle Persian

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Middle Persian

n.
An Iranian language used in Persia during the reign of the Sassanids. Also called Pahlavi.

Middle Persian

n
(Languages) the classical form of modern Persian, spoken from about 300 ad to about 900. See also Pahlavi2

Mid′dle Per′sian


n.
the Persian language from c300 b.c. to a.d. c1000. Abbr.: MPers
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Fereydun also took along a photographer to record his visit with Iran's most renowned performer of classical Persian music.
2); it seems to have developed from the classical Persian (az) an-i.
Assefjah's interest in Renaissance painting suggests a motive for her use of tempera, but the effect of the translucent medium, which dries in uneven, streaky lines of deeper and lighter color, also evokes the ink used by classical Persian calligraphers.
In both cases of studying the legacy of traditional study of classical Persian literature and of contemporary Iranian politics, Egyptian scholars utilized the Iranian experience to answer questions concerning Egyptian realities, and the Iranian trajectory inspired Egyptian scholars in their search for authentic modernity.
Rastak, one of the most well-known contemporary Iranian folk bands, will play on May 7, and The Passage, a collaboration featuring singer Mohammad Motamedi and composer Ali Ghamsari and their classical Persian sounds, will perform two days later on May 9.
As a result, Jews played a key role in preserving the legacy of classical Persian music and poetry.
The classical Persian pulao of ancient times called for the rice and meat to be cooked separately and then co-arranged.
MAGIC OF PERSIA (MOP), A PRIVATELY funded non-political, non-religious organisation, promotes contemporary and classical Persian culture across the world, and provides a platform to nurture and develop Iran artists of various genres providing them with a platform to showcase their work outside Iran.
Collections by the classical Persian poets still sell up to 10,000 copies a year.
He actually volunteered for the Second World War and worked for British Army Intelligence in Persia - now Iran - learning to speak classical Persian while there, until he was expelled in 1952 by the then Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh, who was a year later removed from power in a coup d'etat.
Since the mass Iranian migration after Iran's 1979 revolution, when the Shah of Iran, the monarch of the Pahlavi dynasty, was removed and the Islamic Republic of Iran was installed, the Iranian diaspora has vigilantly celebrated its poetic legacy through poetry readings, musical performances to poetry, and ongoing classes on classical Persian poetry.
Translated from the classical Persian by husband and wife team of David and Sabrineh Fideler, Love's Alchemy includes selections from all the major Persian Sufi poets, some of whom are famous in the West, such as Hafiz, but many of whom are not.