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Nawrūz (Festival)


  • Here are entered works on the festival marking the beginning of the year at the spring equinox that originated in Iran and is celebrated by peoples of Central Asia and the Middle East.

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  • Variants

    • Navrŭz (Festival)
    • Naw-Rúz (Bahai festival)
    • Naw-Rūz (Festival)
    • Nayrūz (Festival)
    • Neuruz (Festival)
    • Newroz (Festival)
    • Norooz (Festival)
    • Noruz (Festival)
    • Nourooz (Festival)
    • Nowruz (Festival)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Naw-Rúz (Bahai festival)
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: 92025207: Naw-Rúz, c1992(Naw-Ruz (literally, New Day) is celebrated at the vernal equinox, on the first day of spring. This is Bahai New Year.)
    • found: Britannica Macro.(New Year festival)
    • found: Encyc. relig.(New Year festival)
    • found: Hastings encyc. relig.(Nawruz)
    • found: Eliade encyc. relig.(Nawrūz: "Iranian national festival that celebrates the arrival of Spring ... only festival that is not confined to a single religious group")
    • found: Cambridge hist. of Iran:v. 2, p. 779 (Naurūz al-Malik (New Year's Day), one of the Persian festivals according to the Masʻūdic Canon)
    • found: Encyc. of Islam(Nawrūz, New (Year's) Day: "frequently presented in Arabic works in the form of Nayrūz")
    • found: Ox. encyc. of the modern Islamic world, 1995(Nawrūz: "foremost Iranian national festival ... also observed by Sunnī Kurds and Shīʻīs in Iraq and other places, in addition to other religious communities within Iran, and by the Parsi community of India")
    • found: Ox. Turkish dict., 1992(nevruz: "Persian New Year's Day (22 March)")
    • found: Ŭzbek sov. ėnt︠s︡ikl., 1971("Navrŭz festival, traditional New Year holiday of the peoples of Central Asia and the Near East")
    • found: Qazzaz, Shafiq. The Sharezoor, 2000(Newroz)
    • found: Google, 1 Apr. 2004(Nowruz; Norooz; Nourooz; Noruz)
    • notfound: Abingdon dict. living religions;Americana;Dict. compar. relig.;Collier's
  • LC Classification

    • BP387.N38
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the festival marking the beginning of the year at the spring equinox that originated in Iran and is celebrated by peoples of Central Asia and the Middle East.
  • Change Notes

    • 2004-04-01: new
    • 2009-12-11: revised
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