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Bakhtiyārī (also Bakhtyārī), one of the nomadic, Lurī-speaking tribal groups of south-west Iran, although a large segment of them have now taken to sedentary living in both the summer quarters (yaylāq or sardsīr) and the winter quarters (qishlāq or garmsīr). Acco…

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Karimi, Asghar and Maghsoodi, Hamid Reza, “Bakhtiyārī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 18 July 2018 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209

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