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This index presents a list of proper nouns, terms and concepts that occur in the book Rayy: From Its Origins to the Mongol Invasion: An Archaeological and Historiographical Study. The book presents the history of Rayy through written sources and numismatic data, reviewed in the light of new archaeological data and of the in-depth study directed on topography and survey. The most complete historical work is that of Ḥusayn Kerīmān, Rayy-e Bāstān (1345 H.), also mentioned by Minorsky (1994, 488). The site presents different periods of occupation, from the Neolithic to the Mongol invasion and, afterwards, to the 15th-16th centuries.

Keywords: Ḥusayn Kerīmān; history of Rayy; Minorsky; Mongol Invasion; Rayy-e Bāstān



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