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  • PARSEES —    (i. e. inhabitants of Pars or Persia), a name given to the disciples of Zoroaster or their descendants in Persia and India, and sometimes called Guebres; in India they number some 90,000, are to be found chiefly in the Bombay Presidency, form… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Parsees cricket team — The Parsees ( aka Parsis) cricket team was an Indian first class cricket team which took part in the annual Bombay tournament. The team was founded by members of the Zoroastrian community in Bombay.The Parsis were involved in the Bombay… …   Wikipedia

  • Parsee cricket team in England in 1888 — The Parsees made their second tour of England in 1888. The fifteen member team played mostly against amateur teams and was more successful than the tourists of 1886.The tourThe second Parsee team played 31 matches, winning 8 and losing 11, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Parsee cricket team in England in 1886 — The Parsee tour of England in 1886 was the first cricket tour of England by a team from India. While the tour was singularly unsuccessful in terms of results, it paved the way for another trip by the Parsees two years later and more tours by… …   Wikipedia

  • Bombay Quadrangular — The Bombay Quadrangular was an influential cricket tournament held in Bombay, India (now known as Mumbai) from 1912 to 1936. At other times it was known variously as the Presidency Match, Bombay Triangular, and the Bombay Pentangular.Presidency… …   Wikipedia

  • History of cricket in India to 1918 — This article describes the history of cricket in India to 1918. BeginningsThe entire history of cricket in India and the sub continent as a whole is based on the existence and development of the British Raj via the East India Company. On… …   Wikipedia

  • The Avesta —     The Avesta     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Avesta     The sacred books of Parsees, or Zoroastrians, and the main source of our knowledge concerning the religious and spiritual life the ancient Persians. This collection of writings occupies… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • India–Iran relations — Relations between India and Iran date back to the common prehistoric Indo Iranian heritage (which connects all of Greater Persia and Greater India) and the Indo Parthian and Indo Scythian kingdoms of antiquity to the strongly Persianized Islamic… …   Wikipedia

  • India — • The peninsula is separated on the north from Tibet and Central Asia by the Himalaya, Hindu Kush, and Karakoram mountains, and some lower ranges divide it from Afghanistan and Baluchistan Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. India      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Parsi people — Infobox Ethnic group group= Parsis poptime= c. 70,000 popplace= c. 70% in India, 5% in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, 25% elsewhere (largely the United Kingdom) langs= Gujarati, English,marathi rels= ZoroastrianismA Parsi ( gu. પારસી Pārsī ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Framjee Nasarwanjee Patel — (1804 ndash; 1894), Parsee merchant and philanthropist, was born in 1804, and had a sound vernacular education, with a smattering of English received in Bombay. At the age of fifteen he entered upon a business career, and its pursuit proved so… …   Wikipedia

Книги

  • The marriage ceremony of the Parsees, Modi Jivanji Jamshedji. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 1640 руб
  • The Naojote ceremony of the Parsees, Modi Jivanji Jamshedji. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 411 руб
  • The Naojote ceremony of the Parsees, Modi Jivanji Jamshedji. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание. Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться… Подробнее  Купить за 411 руб