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Jiroft Culture
A "JIROFT CULTURE" has been postulated as an early Bronze Age
Bronze Age
(late 3rd millennium BC) archaeological culture , located in the territory of present-day Sistan
Sistan
and Kermān Provinces of Iran
Iran
. The hypothesis is based on a collection of artifacts that were confiscated in Iran and accepted by many to have derived from the Jiroft
Jiroft
area in south central Iran, reported by online Iranian news services, beginning in 2001. The proposed type site is Konar Sandal , near Jiroft
Jiroft
in the Halil River area. Other significant sites associated with the culture include; Shahr-e Sukhteh
Shahr-e Sukhteh
(Burnt City), Tepe Bampur , Espiedej , Shahdad , Tal-i-Iblis and Tepe Yahya
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Rashidun Caliphate
The RASHIDUN CALIPHATE (Arabic : اَلْخِلَافَةُ ٱلرَّاشِدَةُ‎‎ al-Khilāfaṫur-Rāshidah) (632–661) was the first of the four major caliphates established after the death of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad
Muhammad
. It was ruled by the first four successive caliphs (successors) of Muhammad
Muhammad
after his death in 632 CE (11 AH in the Islamic calendar
Islamic calendar
). These caliphs are collectively known in Sunni Islam
Islam
as the Rashidun
Rashidun
or "Rightly Guided" caliphs (Arabic : اَلْخُلَفَاءُ ٱلرَّاشِدُونَ‎‎ al-Khulafā’ur-Rāshidūn). This term is not used in Shia Islam
Islam
as Shia Muslims do not consider the rule of the first three caliphs as legitimate
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Abbasid Caliphate
The ABBASID CALIPHATE (/əˈbæsᵻd/ or /ˈæbəsᵻd/ Arabic
Arabic
: ٱلْخِلافَةُ ٱلْعَبَّاسِيَّة‎‎ al-Khilāfatu al-‘Abbāsīyah) was the third of the Islamic caliphates to succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad
Muhammad
. The Abbasid dynasty descended from Muhammad's youngest uncle, Al-Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (566–653 CE), from whom the dynasty takes its name. They ruled as caliphs , for most of their period from their capital in Baghdad
Baghdad
in modern-day Iraq
Iraq
, after assuming authority over the Muslim empire from the Umayyads in 750 CE (132 AH). The Abbasid caliphate first centered its government in Kufa
Kufa
, but in 762 the caliph Al-Mansur founded the city of Baghdad, north of the Sasanian capital city of Ctesiphon
Ctesiphon

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Dabuyid Dynasty
The DABUYID or GAUBARID DYNASTY was a Zoroastrian
Zoroastrian
Iranian dynasty that started in the early seventh century as an independent group of rulers, reigning over Tabaristan
Tabaristan
and parts of western Khorasan . Dabuyid rule over Tabaristan
Tabaristan
and Khorasan lasted from ca. AD 642 to the Abbasid
Abbasid
conquest in 760. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Dabuyid rulers * 3 References * 4 Sources HISTORYThe family's early history is semi-mythical, and recorded by the later historian Ibn Isfandiyar . According to this story, the Dabuyids were descended from a brother of the Sassanid shah Kavadh I . His grandson Firuz conquered Gilan
Gilan
, and Firuz's grandson Gil, surnamed Gavbara, then extended the family's rule over Tabaristan
Tabaristan
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Qarinvand Dynasty
The QARINVAND DYNASTY (also spelled KARINVAND, KARENVAND, and QARENVAND), or simply the KARINIDS or QARINIDS, was an Iranian dynasty that ruled in parts of Tabaristan
Tabaristan
(Mazandaran ) in what is now northern Iran
Iran
from the 550s until the 11th-century. They considered themselves as the inheritors of the Dabuyid dynasty
Dabuyid dynasty
, and were known by their titles of Gilgilan and Ispahbadh . They were descended from Sukhra , a Parthian nobleman from the House of Karen , who was the de facto ruler of the Sasanian Empire
Sasanian Empire
from 484 to 493. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Known Qarinvand rulers * 3 References * 4 Sources HISTORYThe dynasty was founded by Karen, who in return for aiding the Sasanian king Khosrow I (r
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Suren Kingdom
The SUREN KINGDOM, also known as the INDO-PARTHIANS, was a kingdom ruled by the House of Suren
House of Suren
from c. 119 BC to 240 AD. The kingdom mainly ruled in Sakastan
Sakastan
during its whole existence, but at its zenith, it stretched as far as Sindh
Sindh
. In 240, the kingdom was incorporated into the Sasanian Empire
Sasanian Empire
. CONTENTS * 1 Origin * 2 History * 3 List of rulers * 4 Sources ORIGIN THIS SECTION IS EMPTY. You can help by adding to it . (January 2016)HISTORY THIS SECTION IS EMPTY. You can help by adding to it . (January 2016)LIST OF RULERSThe following list shows the known rulers of the kingdom: * Vonones of Sakastan
Sakastan
(75–65 BC) * Surena (??? - 53 BC) * Gondophares
Gondophares
(r. 19 AD - 46) * Abdagases I (r
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Neo-Babylonian Empire
The NEO-BABYLONIAN EMPIRE, also known as the CHALDEAN EMPIRE, was a period of Mesopotamian history which began in 626 BC and ended in 539 BC. During the preceding three centuries, Babylonia
Babylonia
had been ruled by their fellow Akkadian
Akkadian
speakers and northern neighbours, Assyria
Assyria
. A year after the death of the last strong Assyrian ruler, Assurbanipal , in 627 BC, the Assyrian empire spiralled into a series of brutal civil wars. Babylonia
Babylonia
rebelled under Nabopolassar , a member of the Chaldean tribe which had migrated from the Levant to south eastern Babylonia
Babylonia
in the early 9th century BC
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Kingdom Of Armenia (antiquity)
The KINGDOM OF ARMENIA, also the KINGDOM OF GREATER ARMENIA, or simply GREATER ARMENIA (Armenian : Մեծ Հայք Mets Hayk
Hayk
; Latin : Armenia
Armenia
Maior), was a monarchy in the Ancient Near East which existed from 321 BC to 428 AD. Its history is divided into successive reigns by three royal dynasties : Orontid (321 BC–200 BC), Artaxiad (189 BC–12 AD) and Arsacid (52–428)
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Bavand Dynasty
The BAVAND DYNASTY (Persian : باوندیان‎‎) (also spelled BAVEND), or simply the BAVANDIDS, was an Iranian dynasty that ruled in parts of Tabaristan
Tabaristan
(Mazandaran ) in what is now northern Iran
Iran
from 651 until 1349, alternating between outright independence and submission as vassals to more powerful regional rulers. CONTENTS * 1 Origins * 2 History * 2.1 Kayusiyya line * 3 Culture * 4 Bavandid rulers * 4.1 Kayusiyya * 4.2 Ispahbadhiyya * 4.3 Kinkhwariyya * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 Sources * 8 External links ORIGINSThe dynasty itself traced its descent back to Bav, who was alleged to be a grandson of the Sasanian prince Kawus , brother of Khosrau I , and son of the shah Kavadh I (ruled 488–531), who supposedly fled to Tabaristan
Tabaristan
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Masmughans Of Damavand
The MASMUGHANS OF DAMAVAND ( Middle Persian
Middle Persian
: Masmughan-i Dumbawand, New Persian : مس مغان دماوند, meaning Great Magians of Damavand) were a local dynasty, which ruled Damavand and its surrounding areas from ca. 651 to 760. The founder of the dynasty was a Karenid named Mardanshah of Damavand . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 Sources HISTORYThe Masmughans of Damavand
Masmughans of Damavand
are first mentioned by Al-Tabari , where the Masmughan Mardanshah of Damavand reportedly aided the Mihranid Siyavakhsh at Ray against the Arabs. The forces of Siyavakhsh and Mardanshah, were, however, defeated. Mardanshah then made peace with the Arabs in return for an annual tribute
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Kakuyids
The KAKUYIDS (also called KAKWAYHIDS, KAKUWAYHIDS or KAKUYAH) (Persian : آل کاکویه‎‎) were a Daylamite
Daylamite
dynasty that held power in western Persia, Jibal and Persian Iraq (c. 1008–c. 1051). They later became atabegs (governors) of Yazd
Yazd
, Isfahan
Isfahan
and Abarkuh from c. 1051 to 1141. They were related to the Buyids . CONTENTS * 1 Origins * 2 History * 3 Kakuyid rulers * 4 Family tree * 5 References * 6 Sources ORIGINSMany scholars consider the Kakuyids
Kakuyids
relatives of Sayyida Shirin , who was from the Dailamite Bavand dynasty
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Shabankara
SHABANKARA or SHABANKAREH (Persian : ملوک شبانکاره‎‎, Kurdish : Şivankaran or Şiwankaran, other spellings: Shabankara, Shwankara, Marco Polo: Soncara, Ibn Athir: Shwankara) was the name of an tribal federation of Iranian nomads who resided some parts of the Zagros
Zagros
mountains. They claimed descent the mythical Iranian king Manuchehr , and are thought to be descendants of Daylamites who had followed the Buyid dynasty
Buyid dynasty
from northern Iran, or "Kurds" (back then a non-ethnic term used to describe Iranian nomads) who had been deported to eastern Fars from Isfahan by the Buyid shahanshah \'Adud al-Dawla (r. 949–983). In the early twelfth century there were five subdivisions of them: Ramani, Shakani, Karzuwi, Masudi and Ismaili
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Sallarid Dynasty
The SALLARID DYNASTY (Persian : سالاریان‎‎), (also known as the MUSAFIRIDS or LANGARIDS) was an Iranian Muslim dynasty ruled in Tarom, Samiran, Daylam, Gilan and subsequently Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
, Arran , some districts in Eastern Armenia
Armenia
in the 2nd half of the 10th century. They constitute the period in history that has been named the Iranian Intermezzo , a period that saw the rise of native Iranian dynasties during the 9th to the 11th centuries
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Sajid Dynasty
The SAJID DYNASTY (Persian : ساجیان‎‎), was a semi-independent Muslim dynasty that ruled from 889-890 until 929. Sajids ruled Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
and parts Armenia
Armenia
first from Maragha and Barda and then from Ardabil
Ardabil
. The Sajids originated from the Central Asian province of Ushrusana and were of Iranian ( Sogdians ) descent. Muhammad ibn Abi'l-Saj Diwdad the son of Diwdad, the first Sajid ruler of Azerbaijan, was appointed as its ruler in 889 or 890. Muhammad's father Abi\'l-Saj Devdad had fought under the Ushrusanan prince Afshin Khaydar during the latter's final campaign against the rebel Babak Khorramdin in Azerbaijan, and later served the caliphs
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Paduspanids
The PADUSPANIDS or BADUSPANIDS (Persian : پادوسبانیان) were a local dynasty of Tabaristan
Tabaristan
which ruled over Royan , Nur and Rostamdar. The dynasty was established in 665, and ended in 1598 when the Safavids
Safavids
invaded their domains. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Known Paduspanid rulers * 2.1 Nur branch * 2.2 Kojur branch * 3 References * 4 Sources HISTORYThe founder of the Paduspanid dynasty was Paduspan I, (also known by the Arabicized form Baduspan), who was the son of Gil Gavbara , the founder of the Dabuyid dynasty
Dabuyid dynasty
. Thus making the Paduspanids
Paduspanids
of Sasanian
Sasanian
descent like the Dabuyids
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Justanids
The JUSTANIDS or JOSTANIDS (Persian : جستانیان‎‎) were the rulers of a part of Daylam
Daylam
(the mountainous district of Gilan
Gilan
) from 791 to the late 11th-century. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Justanid rulers * 3 Family tree * 4 References * 5 Sources HISTORYThe Justanids
Justanids
appear as "Kings of Daylam
Daylam
" at the end of the 8th century. Their centre was in the Rudbar of Alamut
Alamut
, running into the valley of the Shahrood. Two centuries later, this had become the main centre of the historical Nizari Ismailis or Assassins (Hashshashin) as they are known in the west. They appear in Islamic history as part of what Vladimir Minorsky has called "the Iranian intermezzo"
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