Zayt Ḥarr

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a type of oil used to light lamps

Names

  • Persian: زیت حار = Zayt Ḥarr 1
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Event DescriptionDate
Events mentioned by Nāṣir-i Khusraw1 c. 1050circa 106510th C Hijrī/16th C CE2001

Sources

  • 1Zayt harr: Nāṣir-i Khusraw, Nasir-i Khusraw's Book of Travels, ed. Wheeler M. Thackston (Costa Mesa, Calif.: Mazda, 2001), 71 [Persian with English translation].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and Mary Papadopoulos, “Zayt Ḥarr” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/practice/1678.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML and matching from Nāṣir-i Khusraw's travelogue
  • Mary Papadopoulos: abstract and categorization, matching and Persian collection/transliteration from Nāṣir-i Khusraw's travelogue
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