Western Iran

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Military History Of Ray, Iran - Warlord Anarchy, circa 1200 CE
... attempted instead to drive all the remaining Khwarazmians out of western Iran, but late in 592 H (July 1196 CE) he fell ill and died, shortly before the Khwarazm Shah returned with his main army. 594 H (1198 CE) Tekish returned, and appointed Miyajuq as his deputy with full responsibility for western Iran (Iraq Adjami) ... force, because he had to devote most of his resources to fighting Crusaders on his western borders ...
Median People
... beyond their original homeland (central-western Iran) and had eventually a territory stretching roughly from northeastern Iran to the Halys River in Anatolia ... sites (discovered in the "Median triangle" in western Iran) and textual sources (from contemporary Assyrians and also Greeks in later centuries) provide a brief documentation of ... kings, the reforms of Zarathustra spread in western Iran ...

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