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... arch or anticline) is formed by the Greater Caucasus Mountains between the
Black and Caspian seas; the Turkmen-Khorasan ranges east of the Caspian; and
the Safld Kuh Selseleh-ye (Paropamisus), Pamir, Gissar, and Alai ranges.
The Iranian Highlands represent a combination of mountain arcs (in the north, the
Elburz and Turkmen- Khorasan mountains, the Safld Kuh Selseleh-ye, and the
western Hindu Kush; in the south, the Zagros, Makran, Soleyman, and Kirthar ...
... a heretical order of Islam, had set out to Suppres- establish in Persia a
powerful regime under their master sion of Esma'Tl I. The religious teaching of
the Safavids had met rebellion with great success among the nomadic Turkmen
tribes of in ...
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