Greater Iran

Cultural region in Asia characterized by prevalent Iranian culture and languages Map showing the geographic, political (partial), and cultural reach of Iran (historically known as Persia) and the Iranian peoples corresponding to the modern-day designated region of Greater Iran in green. CE / AD Islamic Median Empire (c. 678:– c. 585 BC) at its greatest extent (c. 585 BC) Achaemenid Empire (550 BC–330 BC) at its greatest extent (c. 480 BC) Parthian Empire (247 BC–224 AD) at its greatest extent (c. 96 BC) Sasanian Empire (224–651) at its greatest extent (c. 620) Samanid Empire (819-999) at its greatest extent (c. 943) Saffarid Empire (863-1003) at its greatest extent (c. 879) Safavid Empire (1501-1736) at its greatest extent (c. 1624) Afsharid dynasty (1736-1796) at its greatest extent (c. 1747) Qajar Iran (1789-1925) at its greatest extent (c. 1797)

Greater Iran (Persian: ایران بزرگ‎, romanized::Irān-e Bozorg) refers to the regions of Western Asia, Central Asia, South Asia and Transcaucasia where both Iranian culture and ...read more

History of Iran
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History of Iran ... intertwined with the history of a larger region, also to an extent known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia in the west to the borders of Ancient...

Iran
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Iran ... the word Iran is not restricted to the modern state proper. "Greater Iran" (Irānzamīn or Irān e Bozorg) refers to territories of the Iranian cultural...

Greater Khorasan
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Greater Khorasan ... Wuchang), is a historical region which formed the northeast province of Greater Iran. The name Khorāsān is Persian and means "where the sun arrives from"...

Iranian peoples
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Iranian peoples ... reach of Greater Iran. The term Iran derives directly from Middle Persian Ērān / AEran (?????) and Parthian Aryān. The Middle Iranian terms ērān...

Iranian religions
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Iranian religions ... Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. The beliefs, activities, and cultural events of the ancient Iranians in ancient Iran...

Culture of Iran
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Culture of Iran ... The Culture of Iran (Persian: فرهنگ ایران) or Culture of Persia is one of the most influential cultures in the world. Iran (Persia) is considered as one...

Iranian Plateau
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Iranian Plateau ... includes Parthia, Media, Persis, the heartlands of Iran and some of the previous territories of Greater Iran. The Zagros Mountains form the plateau's western...

Irani (India)
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Irani (India) ... although also Zoroastrians – emigrated to the Indian subcontinent from Greater Iran many centuries before the Iranis did. The Parsis and Iranis are considered...

Sheermal
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Sheermal ... شیرمال, Hindi: शीरमाल), is a saffron-flavored traditional flatbread from Greater Iran. The word sheermal is derived from the Persian words شیر (translit. sheer)...

Irredentism
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Irredentism ... for the modern state, more or less equivalent to "western Iran". I use the term "Greater Iran" to mean what I suspect most Classicists and ancient historians...

Persian mythology
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Military history of Iran
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Name of Iran
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Tajiks
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Safavid dynasty
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Religions of the ancient Near East
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Safavid Iran
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Iranian Canadians
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Persianate society
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