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Baḥrayn (Bahrain)
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Cultural Background

Bahrain is a region of the Persianate world which, arguing on the basis of the most authentic historical sources and traditions, could be regarded as having been a part of the geographical and cultural realm of Persia since the most ancient times. Though Bahrain happened to be a region that was intermittently alienated from central government control…

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Eghtedari, Ahmad, Translated by Suheyl Umar, Bahramian, Ali, Bagher Vosoughi, Mohammad, Hassan Ganji, Mohammad, Fatemeh Lajevardi and Ahmad Pakatchi, “Baḥrayn (Bahrain)”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 30 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000041>
First published online: 2015

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