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Iran

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: use for Persia

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

5th Annual Conference, Middle East Neurological Society, Teheran, Iran, September 1963-October 1963

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Identifier: Coll-32/E.43
Scope and Contents Material relating to Norman Dott's visit to the 5th Annual Conference, Middle East Neurological Society, Teheran, Iran. The material consists of correspondence between Dott and the organisers regarding travel arrangements; Dott's list of lectures to be given at the Conference and in Athens; Dott's manuscript notes of discussions with colleagues, papers delivered at conference, and on professional and social engagements undertaken during his stay in Iran; and copy of the conference programme....
Dates: September 1963-October 1963

Jāmiʿ al-tawārīkh (Compendium of Chronicles by Rashid al-Din), 714 A.H. (1314 C.E.)

 Item
Identifier: Or Ms 20
Scope and Contents This work, the greatest oriental treasure of Edinburgh University Library, is one of the supreme masterpieces of Persian book painting and one of the most important medieval manuscripts from either West or East. It was written by the historian and vizier to the Ilkhanid court, Rashid al-Din, and copied in Tabriz by the author's own scribes and illustrators. There is some debate as to the exact date of this manuscript, but it was almost certainly completed within the author's lifetime, making it...
Dates: 714 A.H. (1314 C.E.)

Visit to Shiraz, Iran, April 1965-May 1965

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Identifier: Coll-32/E.67
Scope and Contents Material relating to Norman Dott's visit to Shiraz, Iran, April 1965-May 1965. Dott was the first guest Professor of Neurosurgery at Pahlavi University, Shiraz. The material consists of Dott's list of lectures to be given; notes on colleagues and hospitals; manuscript of lecture on 'Surgical neurology and other disciplines, adapted for Shiraz; and correspondence between Dott and colleagues regarding his visit to the medical school.
Dates: April 1965-May 1965