Khorasan

Khorasan or Khurasan may refer to:

  • Greater Khorasan, a historic region majority of which lies in modern day Iran, as well as parts of Afghanistan, and parts of the modern Central Asian states of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. It was historically a Persian province.
  • Khorasan Province, a pre-2004 province of Iran, subsequently divided into:
    • South Khorasan Province
    • North Khorasan Province
    • Razavi Khorasan Province
  • Khorosan, alternate name of Sain Qaleh, Iran
  • Khorasan wheat, a wheat variety

Other articles related to "khorasan":

Central Asian Languages - Major Cultural and Economic Centres
... until Mongol raids in 1220 caused the destruction of many large cities in the Greater Khorasan territories, leaving Mashhad relatively intact ... Nishapur Iran 7005270972000000000270,972 (2006) The city is located in the Razavi Khorasan province in northeastern Iran, situated in a fertile plain at the foot of the Binalud Mountains, near the regional ... ancient city in the Iranian province of Razavi Khorasan ...
Zoroastrianism - History - Middle Ages
... For example, in the 9th century, a deeply venerated cypress tree in Khorasan (which Parthian-era legend supposed had been planted by Zoroaster himself) was felled for the ... was a migration from the northeastern Iranian town of "Sanjan in south-western Khorasan", to Gujarat, in western India ... Also in Khorasan in the northeastern Iran, a 10th century Iranian nobleman brought together four Zoroastrian priests to transcribe a Sassanid-era Middle Persian work titled Book of ...
Military History Of Ray, Iran - Warlord Anarchy, circa 1200 CE
... ibn al-Qassab, was happy with this, and once Tekish had left for Khorasan, early in 591 H (autumn 1194 CE) Qutlugh marched an army towards Hamadan ... had moved their armies westwards into Khorasan ... 'Ala' al-Din Muhammad, having gained some stability in Khwarazm and Khorasan, brought his army west to claim the Sultanate which had been granted to his father ...
Military History Of Ray, Iran - Seljuqs, Mid To Late 11th Century CE
... a surprising chain of events made some of them rulers of Khorasan and Khwarazm within a few years ... the death of his brother Da'ud (Chaghri-beg) who had remained in the east as ruler of Khorasan, Tughril received reports of strange movements by Ibrahim Yinal's army, which ... Alp-Arslan Muhammad, who had succeeded his father in Khorasan, had his own ideas ...
Phulkian Sardars - Phulkian Dynasty Genealogy
... Lost Ghazni to Khorasan who held it for sometime.Fought a fierce battle with Shah of Khorasan Shah Mamraiz and Sekander Roomi resulting in the destruction of thirty two thousand men ... Salivahan Driven out from Ghazni by Mamnenez, King of Khorasan ... Invaded by the Kings of Syria and Khorasan but repulsed their attacks ...