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The Myth of Zoroastrian Intolerance: Violence and the Terms of Christian Inclusion

Richard E. Payne

in A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520286191
eISBN:
9780520961531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286191.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter seeks to replace notions of Zoroastrian intolerance around which historians have so frequently organized their analyses of Iranian society in late antiquity with a model of the ... More


AN EMBLEMATIC FAMILY OF SELJUQ IRAN: THE KHUJANDĪS OF ISFAHAN

David Durand-Guédy

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Khujandīs of Isfahan, a family of Shāfi،ī ،ulamā، constituted the leading family during the Seljuq period until the Mongol invasion. From the end of the fifth/eleventh century, the Khujandīs ... More


Breaking the silence: rape law in Iran and controlling women's sexuality

Nadia Aghtaie

in International approaches to rape

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426208
eISBN:
9781447302629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426208.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter seeks to analyse the way in which the Iranian Penal Code responds to rape. Within this framework, it broadly discusses how rape and sexual intercourse are perceived outside marriage. It ... More


Sexual Mores, Social Lives: The Impact of Venereal Disease

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

in Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195308860
eISBN:
9780190254292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195308860.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the spread of venereal disease in Iran, its link to prostitution, and how it raised concerns over the morality of Iranian society and the honor of the nation's men as defenders ... More


Between Foreigners and Shiʿis: Nineteenth-Century Iran and its Jewish Minority

Daniel Tsadik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754583
eISBN:
9780804779487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754583.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Based on archival and primary sources in Persian, Hebrew, Judeo-Persian, Arabic, and European languages, this book examines the Jews' religious, social, and political status in nineteenth-century ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 30, pp. 7–8: May 25, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0028
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on May 25, 1908, which reads like a philosophical treatise on the existence of good and evil in the world. We enjoy happy moments in life because we know ... More


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