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Naqš-e Raǧab
(78 words)

[German version]

Rock crevice with four Sāssānid reliefs (and  inscriptions) 3 km north-east of Persepolis in Persis. The reliefs show Šābuhr I (Sapor) with his entourage (with Middle Persian-Parthian-Greek inscription [1. ŠNRb]), the bust of the Zoroastrian ‘priest ’Karter (Kirdīr, with Middle Persian inscription [2. KNRb]) , as well as the respective investitures of Ardaxšīr (Ardashir [1]) und Šābuhr I.

Bibliography

1 M. Beck, Die sassanidischen Staatsinschriften, 1978

2 Ph. Gignoux, Les quatre inscriptions du mage Kirdīr, 1991.

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Wiesehöfer, Josef (Kiel), “Naqš-e Raǧab”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 30 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e816780>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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