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  The Textile Museum: Pieces of a Puzzle: Classical Persian Carpet Fragments
Khorasan today is the northeastern province of Iran, but, under the Persian Safavid dynasty in the 16th and 17th centuries, it also encompassed the cities of Merv in modern-day Turkmenistan and Herat in modern-day Afghanistan.
Travelers in that era remarked upon the fine Khorasan carpets sold in the Persian Gulf port of Hormuz and in one of the main caravansaries in Isfahan.
Cities in Khorasan, such as Sabzavar, Herat, Mashhad, Dorokhsh, and Sarakhs, are also cited as sources of fine carpets.
www.textilemuseum.org /pieces/khorasan.html   (160 words)

  
  Khorasan
Khorasan province which is located in north-east of Iran, covering an area of 313,335 sq.km., is the largest province of the country and includes one fifth of the country’s area.
The population of Khorasan province was 6,047,661 in 1994, of which 56.58% resided in urban areas and 43.36% in rural areas.
Khorasan was conquered by Kharazmshahian, simultaneously, due to attacks of Mongols, it was annexed to the territories of Mongol Ilkhanan.
www.irantour.org /Iran/province/Khorasan.html   (649 words)

  
 South Khorasan Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 14th century, a flag of independence was hoisted by the Sarbedaran movement in Sabzevar, and in 1468 CE, Khorasan came into the hands of Amir Teimoor Goorkani (Tamerlane) and the city of Herat was declared as capital.
Khorasan was the largest province of Iran until it was divided to three provinces on September 29, 2004.
Khorasan is known for its famous rugs as well as its saffron which is produced in the southern cities of this province in particular.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Khorasan   (773 words)

  
 Khorasan
In the Islamic period, Khorasan was divided into four parts,each part was called in the name of four large cities i.e,Neyshaboor, Marve, Harat and Balkh.
In 15th century, independence flag was hoisted by Sarbedaran movement and in 1493 Khorasan was occupied by Amir Teymoor Goorkani and city of Harat was declared as capital.
After the death of Nader Afshar (1791), Khorasan was occupied by Afghans and in Ghajar period, with supporting of Afghans for protection of Indian's borders, finally paris Treaty was concluded (1903).and Iran was obliged to not interfere in Afghanestan's internal affairs.
hem.passagen.se /maddahi121/khorasan.htm   (392 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Khorasan
Khorasan or Khurasan, region and former province (1991 pop.
Khorasan was occupied by the Arabs in the mid-7th cent., and Abu Muslim
Samanid, Muslim Persian dynasty that ruled (819-1005) in Khorasan and Transoxiana as vassals of the Abbasids ; founded by Saman-Khuda, of old Persian aristocracy.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Khorasan   (485 words)

  
 Jozan: East Persian rugs, carpet weaving in Khorasan Province, Iran
Khorasan territory like many parts of Iran was violated by barbaric attacks of Mongolian Empire of the time and had undergone many changes in its history of existence.
The limelight of carpet weaving in the Khorasan province, at the moment, are as follows: Mashhad, Birjand, Kashmar, Torbat jam and Torbat Headarieh (Balouch carpets of Khorasan), Niyshabour, Sabzevar, Gonabad, and from northern part of Khorasan: Ghouchan, Sheervan and Bojnoord.
Khorasan carpets are famous for their vivid purplish red or vivid red background (Laky); the natural red color is obtained from a plant with red granule that is only grown in Khorasan region.
www.jozan.net /2004/Khorasan_carpets.htm   (1690 words)

  
 Khorasan Summary
Khorasan (Persian: خراسان) (also transcribed as Khurasan and Khorassan; Xorasan or Xurasan in Kurdish) is a region located in eastern Iran.
The name Khorasan is Persian and means "where the sun arrives from." The name was given to the eastern province of Persia during the Sassanid empire.
Khorasan is famous world wide for its saffron and zereshk which are produced in the southern cities of the province.
www.bookrags.com /Khorasan   (885 words)

  
 Khorasan - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Khorasan was occupied by the Arabs in the mid-7th cent., and Abu Muslim began (8th cent.) his campaign against the Umayyads there.
Khorasan was devastated by the Oghuz Turks in 1153 and 1157 and by the Mongols from 1220 to 1222.
In 2004 Khorasan was divided into three provinces: Northern, Southern, and Razavi Khorasan.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-khorasan.html   (223 words)

  
 IRAN Ecommerce - Articels (Khorasan)
Comprising 224 villages, 75 districts, 223 towns and 55 townships, Khorasan with a total population of 6.3 million forms the second populous region in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Since the dawn of time Khorasan has always been one of the important centres of civilisation, culture, science, industry and also a vital socio-economic centre located in the east of Iran.
The city of Mashad, the provincial capital of Khorasan, enjoys all essential amenities such as 50 modern hotels, numerous restaurants and 40 tourism related companies, providing the guests with all imperative services and therefore is conveniently capable of accommodating over 100,000 visitors at present.
www.iranecommerce.net /Articles/Khorasan.htm   (321 words)

  
 Khorasan Apartments for rent Khorasan apartment rentals, Khorasan furnished apartments to rent.
Khorasan Apartments for rent Khorasan apartment rentals, Khorasan furnished apartments to rent.
Khorasan apartment rentals and houses for rent are posted daily by Khorasan owners, property managers and roommates.
Khorasan apartment rentals, sublets, rooms and potential Khorasan renters have not been screened, verified or evaluated.
www.sublet.com /city_rentals/Khorasan_Rentals.asp   (181 words)

  
 Khorasan photos - Travel Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Khorasan (also spelled Khurasan and Khorassan; خراسان in Persian) is an area, located in eastern and northeastern Iran.
The name Khorasan is Persian and is made up of parts which mean "where the sun arrives from".
The name was given to the eastern province of Persia during the Sassanid empire.
www.dejkam.com /iran/khorasan   (50 words)

  
 Northern Khorasan - history
Khorasan was governed by a Sassanian deputy called spakhbed and the Khorasanian provinces within modern southern Turkmenistan were: Merv, Merverud, Badgis, and Serakhs.
It is difficult to determine whether the western part of the northern fore-mountains of the Kopetdag chain were part of Khorasan.
Merv, as a rule, was the capital of whole of Khorasan, although under extreme circumstances the ruler moved to other towns.
www.kroraina.com /ca/h_nkhorasan.html   (1736 words)

  
 Baluch Style - Thomas Cole
The Khorasan (northeast Persian) style is the most familiar of the three, and in a sense may be considered ‘classical’.
In a provocative interview in HALI 76, Jerry Anderson proposed that Khorasan Baluch rugs are closely related to those of their Turkmen neighbours, although some also employ historic Persianate motifs and design conventions.
The Khorasan version, far more mathematical in concept, is visually dazzling, but lacks the idiosyncrasies associated with ‘tribal’ (or rural) weavings.
www.tcoletribalrugs.com /article15baluchstyle.html   (3000 words)

  
 MASHHAD: IRAN's Holiest City - Khorasan, Iran's largest Province
Khorasan being situated in the East of Iran, is the "place where the sun rises".
Until the advent of Islam, Khorasan was one of the four largest satrapies of the Sassanid empire.
Present day Khorasan is the largest province (313,000 km2, some 115,830 square miles) and one of the most populated regions of Iran.
www.farsinet.com /mashhad/khorasan.html   (1072 words)

  
 Khorasan — FactMonster.com
Khorasan was occupied by the Arabs in the mid-7th cent., and
Khorasan was devastated by the Oghuz Turks in 1153 and 1157 and by the Mongols from 1220 to 1222.
In 2004 Khorasan was divided into three provinces: Northern, Southern, and Razavi Khorasan.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0827561.html   (156 words)

  
 Khorasan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Khorasan (Persian: خراسان) (also transcribed as Khurasan and Khorassan) is a region located in north eastern Iran.
In its long history, Khorasan knew many conquerors and empires: Greeks, Arabs, Seljuk Turks, Safavids, Pashtuns (ethnic Afghans) and others.
The languages spoken in Khorasan are Turkish, Persian, and Kurdish.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Khorasan   (453 words)

  
 Kurds: historical migration to the Khorasan Province of Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Kurds who are considered to be very determined and jingoistic people by nature did the job and pushed the warriors back to where they belong to and consequently the politic of Shah Safavi had worked to perfection by using Kurds in order to preserve the integrity of the country.
The most majority of Kurdish people in the “Kurdish enclave of Khorasan” are living in villages which they have preserved their pure Kurdish culture and intact Kurdish language without that assimilation, thanks God.
Ghochan is a Kurdish city with an area of 533,849 square kilometres, situated in the Khorasan province and from northeast is in vicinity with Daregaz city, from south the city of Nishabour and Esfarayen, from west the city of Shirvan and from east the city of Mashhad.
www.kurdmedia.com /news.asp?id=10772   (663 words)

  
 Iranian history help: Khorasan - Irankicks Football Talk
But not todays khorasan, but the great khorasan during the samanids era(Which now parts of it is in tajikestan and turkamentan)!
Its name “Khorasan” was given to the province by the Sasanid Empire.
Khorasan was located in the north eastern of the Persian Empire during the
www.irankicks.com /ikboard/showthread.php?t=37410   (883 words)

  
 Remnants of Buddhist culture found in Khorasan Razavi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Iranian director of the team, Hamid Fahimi, said that nineteen sites in the provinces of Zanjan, West Azerbaijan, Central, Kurdestan, Hamedan, and Khorasan Razavi were studied, and the Pirestir site near Sabzevar was the location where Buddhist ruins were discovered.
Studying the coins of the late Parthian and Sassanid eras is also one of the main tasks of the team since, in those years, the regional governors of Khorasan who had a tendency toward Buddhism used to mint coins bearing the image of Buddha,” he noted.
NIFS, a public-service corporation established by the governor of Nara prefecture in July 1989, aims to develop Nara into a center for historical and cultural research on the Silk Road, based on the achievements of the Silk Road Exposition of 1988.
www.mehrnews.ir /en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=298653   (418 words)

  
 OJNUÚRD, a town and district in Khorasan
The town of Bojnu@rd (1976: 47,719 inhabitants), situated at 57° 17' east longitude and 37° 29' north latitude at the foot of the AÚla@da@g@ (q.v.) and in the center of the Khorasan trench, is of relatively recent origin.
Today it serves as an administrative and trading center for the central parts of the Khorasan trench.
The power of these tribal chiefs of Khorasan ended in the post-Qajar period.
www.iranica.com /newsite/articles/v4f3/v4f3a071.html   (568 words)

  
 Developing Health Geographic Information Systems For Khorasan Province In Iran
The local health management in Khorasan Province (North East of Iran) decided to use GIS as the main tools for processing the health data in spatial base.
The structure of traditional databases in the health service and management of Khorasan were analyzed.
The analyses showed that the number of fields in the data bases are very high, which organized into different relational tables, but the architecture of the data bases are very simple.
www.gisdevelopment.net /application/health/overview/me05_006pf.htm   (1166 words)

  
 Kurmanji Music in Khorasan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Because of the vast area of Khorasan and the coexistance of many different nations in this region, the music in Khorasan enjoys a different and colourful range.
Music in Khorasan is divided into two parts: Music of North Khor^as^an (including Bojnurd, Quchan, Shirvan and Dargaz) and the music of east and central Khorasan (including Torbat J^am, T^aibad, Kho^af, Neish^abur and Sabzev^ar).
North of Khorasan is the residence of different nations of Kurds and Turks.
www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk /~siamakr/Kurdish/KURDICA/2000/AUG/kurmanji.html   (265 words)

  
 ICRS :: South of Khorasan Relief Committee
The South of Khorasan Relief Committee began its activities following the earthquake of 1997 in the villages of Qa'en and Birjand.
Following the earthquake, the South of Khorasan Committee established the first rural kindergartens in Abiz and Esfadan in Qa'enat.
The South of Khorasan Committee of the Society for Protecting the Rights of the Child has been responsible for preparing and mobilizing these two kindergartens, training instructors and running these centers.
www.iranianchildren.org /projects/skp/index.php   (449 words)

  
 All Empires History Forum: Origins of Khorasan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Khorasan was a satrapy created by the Sassanids.
I think it is reasonable to say that the area is the cradle of all Iranian people.
Khorasan just means "East/Dawn", so eastern part of Iran has been usually known as "Khorasan".
www.allempires.com /forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=5139   (286 words)

  
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Khorasan is a small charity that cares for children in Afghanistan whose parents are either dead or who have no means of looking after them.Before being cared for by Khorasan, all the children had suffered loss of relatives, their homes and security.
Khorasan provides the love and sensitive care needed to help them
Khorasan, National Westminster Bank, 520 High Road, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 7BZ
www.khorasan.org.uk   (156 words)

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