D̲j̲uwayn
(429 words)

, name of several localities in Īrān.

1. A village in Ardas̲h̲īr K̲h̲urra, five farsak̲h̲ from S̲h̲īrāz on the road to Arrad̲j̲ān, usually called D̲j̲uwaym, the modern Goyum, cf. Le Strange, 253; P. Schwarz, Iran im Mittelalter , 44, 173, 179 (not to be confused with D̲j̲uwaym Abī Aḥmad in the province of Dārābd̲j̲ird, the modern D̲j̲uyum, see Le Strange, 254; Schwarz, 102, 201).

2. D̲j̲uwayn (also written Gūyān), a district in the Nīs̲h̲āpūr country, on the caravan route from Bisṭām, between D̲j̲ād̲j̲arm and Bayhaḳ (Sabzewār). The district, whose capital is…

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Hartmann, R., “D̲j̲uwayn”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 22 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2128>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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