Daylam

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Map showing Daylam in western Tabaristan.

Daylam, also known in the plural form Daylaman (and variants such as Dailam, Deylam, and Deilam) was the name of a mountainous region in the lowlands of the southern part of Gilan.[1][2][3][4][5] It was so named for its inhabitants, known as the Daylamites.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frye, Richard Nelson; Fisher, William Bayne; Madelung, W. (1975-06-26). The Cambridge History of Iran. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521200936. 
  2. ^ Frye, Richard Nelson; Fisher, William Bayne; Bosworth, C. E. (1975-06-26). The Cambridge History of Iran. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521200936. 
  3. ^ Tilman, Nagel (1990). "BUYIDS - Encyclopaedia Iranica, Vol. IV, Fasc. 6". www.iranicaonline.org. London u.a.: Routledge & Kegan Paul. pp. 578–586. Retrieved 2017-03-04. 
  4. ^ Donohue, John J. (2003-01-01). The Buwayhid Dynasty in Iraq 334h., 945 to 403h., 1012: Shaping Institutions for the Future. BRILL. ISBN 9004128603. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Kabir, Mafizullah (1964-01-01). The Buwayhid Dynasty of Baghdad, 334/946-447/1055. Iran Society. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Wilferd Madelung, Wolfgang Felix, (1995). "DEYLAMITES – Encyclopaedia Iranica, Vol. BII, Fasc. 4". www.iranicaonline.org. pp. 342–347. Retrieved 2017-03-04. 

Coordinates: 36°53′20″N 49°54′20″E / 36.8889°N 49.9056°E / 36.8889; 49.9056