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A term for Rome and Byzantium in the persian texts

09 Sep 2013-Byzantion Nea Hellas (Universidad de Chile. Facultad de Filosofía, Humanidades y Educación. Centro de Estudios Griegos Bizantinos y Neohelénicos.)-Iss: 32, pp 225-231
TL;DR: The Kush-nameh mentions Frwm, which is located to the north (west)of Iran, as a Chinese toponym and isgenerally rendered hrwm in Middle Persian.
Abstract: The Kush-nameh, one of the most famous Islamic epic texts, dealingwith the historical relations between Iran and Silla, was written by the great Iranianscholar Iran-Shan ibn Abal-khayr in 501-04 Hegira (1108-11 AD). References tothe Kush-nameh and to Kush are known from other Islamic writings.The Kush-nameh mentions Frwm, which is located to the north (west)of Iran, as a Chinese toponym. The term derives from Parthian frwm and isgenerally rendered hrwm in Middle Persian. Farvaneh, the designation of thecity built for Kush in the Kush-nameh, may be recognized as a modificationof a Middle Persian

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"A term for Rome and Byzantium in th..." refers background in this paper

  • ...We know that in Sogdian texts the Romans and Byzantines are called rwm (Frūm) (Gharib 2004, no. 2712, 2713, 2788, 2789, 3934, 3935; Gershevitch 1954)....

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"A term for Rome and Byzantium in th..." refers background in this paper

  • ...We know that in Sogdian texts the Romans and Byzantines are called rwm (Frūm) (Gharib 2004, no. 2712, 2713, 2788, 2789, 3934, 3935; Gershevitch 1954)....

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