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Journal:   JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES   FALL 2012-WINTER2013 , Volume 4 , Number 2 (SERIAL NO. 6); Page(s) 141 To 158.
 
Paper: 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF QOHESTAN CASTLES

 
 
Author(s):  MAHJOUR FIROUZ*, KHALEDIAN SATTAR
 
* DEPARTMENT OF ARCHAEOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN
 
Abstract: 

Qoheston is a region in the southeastern Khorasan which includes Kashmar, Tabas, Ferdos, Birjand, Qaen, Torbate Haidarie, Khaf and Taibad cities. This region is surrounded by Sabzevar and Nishaboor from north, central desert from west, Sistan and Kerman from south and Naomid plains from east. In addition to the geographical and climatic characteristics of the region the abundance of historical castles characterizes it from the other parts of Iran. This paper aims at study political, social, economic and geographical history of the Qohestan in order to understand the Qohestan culture. Moreover, the functionality of the castles the as well as the position and distribution of the castles also were studied.

 
Keyword(s): QOHESTAN, KHORASAN, CASTLE, ISMAILI, DOCUMENTARY TEXTS
 
 
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APA: Copy

MAHJOUR, F., & KHALEDIAN, S. (2013). ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF QOHESTAN CASTLES. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES, 4(2 (SERIAL NO. 6)), 141-158. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=446990



Vancouver: Copy

MAHJOUR FIROUZ, KHALEDIAN SATTAR. ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF QOHESTAN CASTLES. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES. 2013 [cited 2021April23];4(2 (SERIAL NO. 6)):141-158. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=446990



IEEE: Copy

MAHJOUR, F., KHALEDIAN, S., 2013. ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF QOHESTAN CASTLES. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES, [online] 4(2 (SERIAL NO. 6)), pp.141-158. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=446990.



 
 
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