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A journey through Persian history and culture

Seyyed Hossein Nasr

A journey through Persian history and culture

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Published by Iqbal Academy Pakistan in Lahore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Iran -- Civilization.,
    • Iran -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSeyyed Hossein Nasr.
      SeriesIqbal Academy brochure series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS266 .N325 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 75 p. ;
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6827349M
      ISBN 109694163021
      LC Control Number00313886


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