founder of Encyclopedia Iranica


  • Iranologist Ehsan Yarshater in an undated photo 2018-09-03 18:31

    Ehsan Yarshater, founder of Encyclopedia Iranica, dies at 98

    TEHRAN – The U.S.-based Iranian scholar Ehsan Yarshater who spent all his life creating his magnum opus, Encyclopedia Iranica, a complete encyclopedia of Iranian culture and history, passed away on Saturday, a number of his fellow colleagues announced in posts published on social networks.