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Lurs
Total population
Regions with significant populations Southwestern Iran:
Language Luri, Persian
Religion Shi'a Islam
Related ethnic groups Iranian peoples
For other uses, see Lurs (disambiguation).

Lurs are an ethnic group of Iranian peoples. However they are believed to be descendants of Gypsies that travelled from India en route to Europe.[citation needed] See Roma People. Motto: de facto: Esteqlāl, āzādÄ«, jomhÅ«rÄ«-ye eslāmÄ«   (Persian for Independence, freedom, (the) Islamic Republic de jure: Allaho Akbar (Arabic for God is Great)[1] Anthem: SorÅ«d-e MellÄ«-e Īrān Capital (and largest city) Tehran Persian Government Islamic Republic  - Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali... Luri is a dialect of Persian language. ... Persian, (local name: FārsÄ« or PārsÄ«), is an Indo-European language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and by minorities in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Southern Russia, neighboring countries, and elsewhere. ... Shia Islam, also Shiite Islam, or Shiism (Arabic:شيعة, Persian:شیعه translit: ) is a denomination of the Islamic faith. ... Faravahar is a prominent guardian spirit in Zoroastrianism and Iranian culture that is believed to be a depiction of a Fravashi. ... Lurs can refer to: Lur, ancient wind instrument Lurs, an Iranian ethnic group Lurs, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, a commune of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France Category: ... Faravahar is a prominent guardian spirit in Zoroastrianism and Iranian culture that is believed to be a depiction of a Fravashi. ... This article is becoming very long. ...


Lurs primarily inhabit the province of Lorestan, Khuzestan, Hamadan and Ilam of Iran and speak Luri language. Falak-ol-aflak, built by the Sassanids, is almost 1800 years old. ... Map showing Khuzestan in Iran Domes like this are quite common in Khuzestan province. ... Hamadān or Hamedan is one of the 30 provinces of Iran. ... // Introduction Ilam province is on the western edges of the Zagros range, bordering Iraq. ... Luri is a dialect of Persian language. ...


See Lorestan Province#People and culture for details. Falak-ol-aflak, built by the Sassanids, is almost 1800 years old. ...


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BIGpedia - Lur - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (402 words)
The earliest references to an instrument called the lur come from Icelandic sagas, where they are described as war instruments, used to marshall troops and frighten the enemy.
These lurs, several examples of which have been discovered in longboats, are straight, end-blown wooden tubes, around one metre long.
The bronze instrument now known as the lur is most probably unrelated to the wooden lur, and has been named by 19th century archaeologists, after the 13th century wooden lurs mentioned by Saxo Grammaticus.
Lurs travel: Maps, History, France - Provence Beyond (403 words)
Lurs (you pronounce the "s") is a tourist village, but not too well known and not too crowded.
Medieval: Lurs was the property of the Bishops of Sisteron, who took the title Princes of Lurs.
Along the D116 road between Lurs and Sigonce, at a bend in the road beside the bridge that crosses Lauzon to the olive oil mill, is a popular swimming hole [photo-6].
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