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Johanna Granville

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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Located in north-central Iran 97 miles (156 kilometers) southwest of the capital city of Tehran, Qom is the seventh-largest city in the country and the capital of Qom province. The town ... More
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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2009
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Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
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A small provincial town south of Tehran, Qom (or Qum) is the site of Ḥaz̤rat-i Maʿṣūmah, the shrine of Fāṭimah,

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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30 words

City in w central Iran. The burial place of Fatima, her shrine is a place of pilgrimage for Shi'ite

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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2003
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Religion
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146 words

Leading center of Shii theological seminaries and site of Hazrat-i Masumah, which is the second most important Shii shrine in

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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63 words

Iranian town, south of Teheran, a major centre for the training of Shīʿa Muslim teachers and leaders. The tomb of

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