FĪRŪZKŪH

FĪRŪZKŪH, name of two towns: (1) a fortified city in the medieval Islamic province of Ḡūr in Central Afghanistan, which was the capital of the senior branch of the Ghurid sultans (see GHURIDS) for some sixty years in the later 6th/12th and 7th/13th centuries; (2) fortress and surrounding settlement in the Damāvand region of the Alborz mountains in northern Persia.

i. The Ghurid Capital.

ii. In the Alborz (History).

iii. The Modern Town.

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