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Bakikhanov, Abbas-Kuli-aga, 1794-1847
Gulistān-i iram. English
The heavenly rose-garden : a history of Shirvan & Daghestan / by 'Abbas Qoli Aqa Bakikhanov ; introduced, translated and annotated by Willem Floor & Hasan Javadi
Washington, DC : Mage Publishers, c2009
book jacket
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 Armenian Research Center  DK697.1 .B3513    CALL 593-5181
Subject Shirvan (Kingdom) -- History
Dagestan (Russia) -- History
Bakikhanov, Abbas-Kuli-aga, 1794-1847
Physical Description xvii, 226 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction / by Willem Floor and Hasan Javadi -- Preface of The Heavenly Rose-Garden -- Introduction: Describing the borders, lands, reason for their names, the situation, languages and religions of the country of Shirvan and Daghestan -- 1. Describing the ancient events of the province of Shirvan and Daghestan, until the time of the invasion of the arabs after the advent of Islam -- 2. From the beginning of the coming of the Arab army until the time of the Mongol invasion -- 3. From the time of the Mongol invasion until the advent of the Safavids, as well as the situation of the rule the Shirvanshahs. Concerning the kingship and lineage of the Shirvanshahs -- 4. From the rise of the Safavids until the death of Nader Shah. The story of Nader -- 5. From the death of Nader until the treaty of the government of Russia and Iran in the village of Golestan -- Conclusion: on the lives of the people of the province of Shirvan and its neighboring regions who are authors or who have other accomplishments -- Appendix 1 -- Appendix 2 -- Index
Language Primarily in English with some text in Persian
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Floor, Willem M
Javadi, Hasan

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