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  • The Aryans appear to have been settled to the north of the Hindu Kush, and to have migrated south-eastwards about 150o B.C. Their original home has been a subject of much discussion, but the view now prevalent is that they arose in southern Russia or Asia Minor, whence a section spread eastwards and divided into two closely related branches - the Hindus and Iranians.

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  • One makes him the son of Mandane, a daughter of Astyages (originally evidently by a god), who is exposed in the mountains by his grandfather on account of an oracle, but suckled by a dog (a sacred animal of the Iranians) and educated by a shepherd; i.e.

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  • had 10,000 men drawn from the provinces, armed and drilled as Macedonians, and another corps of Iranians numbering 5000 under a native commander (Polyb.

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  • Natives were employed, as we have seen, in the army, and Iranians are found under the Seleucids holding high commands, e.g.

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  • Zoroastrianism was the national religion of Iran, but it was not permanently restricted to the Iranians, being professed by Turanians as well.

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  • The Scythian pantheon is not distinctive, and can be paralleled among the Tatars and among the Iranians.

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  • These two gods belonged to the old popular religion of the Iranians, but had until then been neglected by the true Zoroastrians; now they were introduced into the official worship much in the way in which the cult of the saints came into the Christian religion.

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  • The Gaokerena of the Iranians 10 is exactly parallel.

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  • ii.), the first man and the founder of civilization to the Iranians, though not like the Yama of the Vedas.

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  • Among the Zoroastrian Iranians, as among the Indian Aryans, the aid of a priest to recite the sacrificial liturgy was necessary at every offering (Herod.

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  • The nomad Turkomans and the nomad Kirghiz are also of Turkish origin; while the Sarts, who constitute the bulk of the population in the towns, are a mixture of Turks with Iranians.

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  • They may have been Turanians akin to that tribe, or they may have been Iranians akin to the Iranian element in Transoxiana and the districts south of the Pamirs.

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  • Such slight notices in Western literature do not give us any penetrating view into the operation of Hellenism among the Iranians.

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  • The eastern part of Iran seems to have been the region where the Aryans lived as long as they formed one people, and whence they separated into Indians and Iranians.

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  • 3 But it was long before the Iranians learned to accept the situation.

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  • Internal disturbances of a religious and political character and external disasters had long ago shattered the empire of the Sassanids indeed, but the Iranians had not yet lost their patriotism.

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  • Thus the name of Iranians is understood to comprehend all these people of Aryan nationality.

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  • Besides the Iranians, numerous tribes of alien origin were found in Iran.

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  • In the chains of Zagros we find, in Babylonian and Assyrian times, no trace of Iranians; but partly Semitic peoplesthe Gutaeans, Lulubaeans, &c.partly tribes that we can refer to no known ethnological group, e.g.

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  • That the Iranians must have come from the East to their later home, is sufficiently proved by their close relationship to the Indians, in conjunction with whom they pre- frani8fls viously formed a single people, bearing the name and Aryan Arya.

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  • It appears, then, that towards the middle of the second millennium before Christ, the Iranians made a great forward movement to the West, and that certain of their princesat first, probably in the role of mercenary leadersreached Mesopotamia and Syria and there founded principalities of their own., much as did the Germans under the Roman Empire, the Normans.

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  • The Parsua of the Assyrians are located south of Lake Urmia, and can hardly have been Iranians.

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  • None the less, the Assyrian statements with regard to the Medes demonstrate that the Iranians must have reached the west of Iran before 900 B.C. It is probable that at this period the Persians also were domiciled in their later home, even though we have no direct evidence to adduce.

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  • The Trii,es principal, according to the inscriptions of Darius of the which closely agree with Herodotusare the Iranians.

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  • Still they were never counted as a portion of Iran or the Iranians.

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  • In these traits are engrained the general conditions of history and culture, under which the Iranians lived: on the one hand, the contrast between Iranian and Turanian; on the other, the dominating position of Babylon, which influenced most strongly the civilization and religion of Iran.

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  • The chief weapon of the Persians, as of all Iranians, was the bow, which accordingly the king himself holds in his portraits, e.g.

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  • 66) in high terms of the Iranians (Ariani), ranking them (as well as the Indians, Romans and Carthaginians) on a level with the Greeks, as regards their capacity for adopting city civilization.

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  • The victorious Ardashir then took possession of the palace of Ctesiphon and assumed the title King of the kings of the Iranians (/3cunXia fS cWLX&JP Aprav~s).

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  • Nevertheless Shapur I., in contrast to his father, assumed the title King of the kings of the Iranians and non-Iranians (/3ainXeis f3a~ltX&op Apiae&,e ical Avaptavh; shah an shah Iran we Aniran), thus emphasizing his claim to world dominion.

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  • that part of the Aryans which we call Iranians.

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  • The population consists of Iranians (Tajiks, Kurds, Baluchis), Mongols, Tatars and Arabs, and is estimated at about a million.

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  • The great Yashts - some nine or ten - are impressed with a higher stamp: they are cast almost throughout in a poetical mould, and represent the religious poetry of the ancient Iranians.

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  • It is now used uniformly by scholars to indicate the Eastern branch as a whole, a compound, Indo-Aryan, being employed for that part of the Eastern branch which settled in India to distinguish them from the Iranians (Iran is of the same origin), who remained in Bactria and Persia, while Aryo-Indian is sometimes employed to distinguish the Indian people of this stock from the Dravidian and other stocks which also inhabit parts of the Indian peninsula.

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  • Ardashir now considered himself sovereign of the whole empire of the Parthians and called himself "King of Kings of the Iranians."

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  • worshipper'of Ahuramazda "1 god Artaxares, king of the kings of the Arianes (Iranians), of godly origin, son of the god Papak the king."

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  • appreciable proportions of Iranians (up to 40% ).

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  • assailed the Iranians as " one of the leading terrorist nations of the world.

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  • Can the West feel more compassion for the Iranians than the Iranians themselves?

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  • How do Iranians see the world its foreign policy establishment, its dissident intellectuals, and its ordinary people?

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  • Many Iranians say that they will not legitimize a system where real power is held by unelected clerics.

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  • In an almost reckless hurry, the Iranians had skipped many of the intermediate testing steps.

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  • The people who had lived in booths in the desert, or Eurasian steppes, were Iranians.

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  • Some twenty thousand Iranians were killed by mustard gas, and the nerve agents tabun and sarin, all of which Iraq still possesses.

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  • Iranians organized big candle-light vigils for America after September 11, in sympathy!

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  • The Aryans appear to have been settled to the north of the Hindu Kush, and to have migrated south-eastwards about 150o B.C. Their original home has been a subject of much discussion, but the view now prevalent is that they arose in southern Russia or Asia Minor, whence a section spread eastwards and divided into two closely related branches - the Hindus and Iranians.

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  • One makes him the son of Mandane, a daughter of Astyages (originally evidently by a god), who is exposed in the mountains by his grandfather on account of an oracle, but suckled by a dog (a sacred animal of the Iranians) and educated by a shepherd; i.e.

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  • had 10,000 men drawn from the provinces, armed and drilled as Macedonians, and another corps of Iranians numbering 5000 under a native commander (Polyb.

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  • Natives were employed, as we have seen, in the army, and Iranians are found under the Seleucids holding high commands, e.g.

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  • Zoroastrianism was the national religion of Iran, but it was not permanently restricted to the Iranians, being professed by Turanians as well.

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  • The Scythian pantheon is not distinctive, and can be paralleled among the Tatars and among the Iranians.

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  • These two gods belonged to the old popular religion of the Iranians, but had until then been neglected by the true Zoroastrians; now they were introduced into the official worship much in the way in which the cult of the saints came into the Christian religion.

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  • The Gaokerena of the Iranians 10 is exactly parallel.

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  • ii.), the first man and the founder of civilization to the Iranians, though not like the Yama of the Vedas.

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  • Among the Zoroastrian Iranians, as among the Indian Aryans, the aid of a priest to recite the sacrificial liturgy was necessary at every offering (Herod.

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  • The nomad Turkomans and the nomad Kirghiz are also of Turkish origin; while the Sarts, who constitute the bulk of the population in the towns, are a mixture of Turks with Iranians.

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  • They may have been Turanians akin to that tribe, or they may have been Iranians akin to the Iranian element in Transoxiana and the districts south of the Pamirs.

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  • Such slight notices in Western literature do not give us any penetrating view into the operation of Hellenism among the Iranians.

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  • The eastern part of Iran seems to have been the region where the Aryans lived as long as they formed one people, and whence they separated into Indians and Iranians.

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  • 3 But it was long before the Iranians learned to accept the situation.

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  • Internal disturbances of a religious and political character and external disasters had long ago shattered the empire of the Sassanids indeed, but the Iranians had not yet lost their patriotism.

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  • Thus the name of Iranians is understood to comprehend all these people of Aryan nationality.

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  • Besides the Iranians, numerous tribes of alien origin were found in Iran.

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  • In the chains of Zagros we find, in Babylonian and Assyrian times, no trace of Iranians; but partly Semitic peoplesthe Gutaeans, Lulubaeans, &c.partly tribes that we can refer to no known ethnological group, e.g.

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  • That the Iranians must have come from the East to their later home, is sufficiently proved by their close relationship to the Indians, in conjunction with whom they pre- frani8fls viously formed a single people, bearing the name and Aryan Arya.

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  • It appears, then, that towards the middle of the second millennium before Christ, the Iranians made a great forward movement to the West, and that certain of their princesat first, probably in the role of mercenary leadersreached Mesopotamia and Syria and there founded principalities of their own., much as did the Germans under the Roman Empire, the Normans.

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  • The Parsua of the Assyrians are located south of Lake Urmia, and can hardly have been Iranians.

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  • None the less, the Assyrian statements with regard to the Medes demonstrate that the Iranians must have reached the west of Iran before 900 B.C. It is probable that at this period the Persians also were domiciled in their later home, even though we have no direct evidence to adduce.

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  • The Trii,es principal, according to the inscriptions of Darius of the which closely agree with Herodotusare the Iranians.

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  • Still they were never counted as a portion of Iran or the Iranians.

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  • In these traits are engrained the general conditions of history and culture, under which the Iranians lived: on the one hand, the contrast between Iranian and Turanian; on the other, the dominating position of Babylon, which influenced most strongly the civilization and religion of Iran.

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  • Probably, in the remote past violent religious disputes and feuds broke out: for otherwise it is almost inexplicable that the old Indo-~European word, which in India, also, denotes the godsdevashould be applied by the Iranians to the malignant demons or devils (daeva; mod.

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  • The chief weapon of the Persians, as of all Iranians, was the bow, which accordingly the king himself holds in his portraits, e.g.

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  • Thus the tribal distinctions began to recede, and the ground was prepared for that amalgamation of the Iranians into a single, uniform nation, which under the Sassanids was completely perfectedat least for west of Iran.

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  • The Iranians under quietly accepted the foreign yoke, and the higher Greek Rule, classes adopted the external forms of the alien civilization (cf.

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  • 66) in high terms of the Iranians (Ariani), ranking them (as well as the Indians, Romans and Carthaginians) on a level with the Greeks, as regards their capacity for adopting city civilization.

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  • The victorious Ardashir then took possession of the palace of Ctesiphon and assumed the title King of the kings of the Iranians (/3cunXia fS cWLX&JP Aprav~s).

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  • Nevertheless Shapur I., in contrast to his father, assumed the title King of the kings of the Iranians and non-Iranians (/3ainXeis f3a~ltX&op Apiae&,e ical Avaptavh; shah an shah Iran we Aniran), thus emphasizing his claim to world dominion.

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  • that part of the Aryans which we call Iranians.

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  • The population consists of Iranians (Tajiks, Kurds, Baluchis), Mongols, Tatars and Arabs, and is estimated at about a million.

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  • The great Yashts - some nine or ten - are impressed with a higher stamp: they are cast almost throughout in a poetical mould, and represent the religious poetry of the ancient Iranians.

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  • It is now used uniformly by scholars to indicate the Eastern branch as a whole, a compound, Indo-Aryan, being employed for that part of the Eastern branch which settled in India to distinguish them from the Iranians (Iran is of the same origin), who remained in Bactria and Persia, while Aryo-Indian is sometimes employed to distinguish the Indian people of this stock from the Dravidian and other stocks which also inhabit parts of the Indian peninsula.

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  • Ardashir now considered himself sovereign of the whole empire of the Parthians and called himself "King of Kings of the Iranians."

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  • worshipper'of Ahuramazda "1 god Artaxares, king of the kings of the Arianes (Iranians), of godly origin, son of the god Papak the king."

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  • In an almost reckless hurry, the Iranians had skipped many of the intermediate testing steps.

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  • Around Kirmán sh áh the population is predominantly Kurdish but toward Hamadán the majority become Iranians with a large Turkish minority.

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  • The people who had lived in booths in the desert, or Eurasian steppes, were Iranians.

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  • Some twenty thousand Iranians were killed by mustard gas, and the nerve agents tabun and sarin, all of which Iraq still possesses.

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  • Iranians organized big candle-light vigils for America after September 11, in sympathy !

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