The third volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore has been published.

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Publish Date : 4/17/2016
The third volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore has been published under the supervision of Kazem Musavi Bojurdi, head of The Centre for the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia and scientifically edited by Muhamad Jaafari (Ghanavati) and Asghar Karimi.


The third volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore has been published under the supervision of Kazem Musavi Bojurdi, head of The Centre for the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia and scientifically edited by Muhamad Jaafari (Ghanavati) and Asghar Karimi.  
 The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore is a scientific encyclopaedia about Iranian Folklore. Entries in this encyclopaedia are mainly about the material and spiritual topics concerning the folklore of Iranians living in different parts of Iran. The entries have been divided into 20 subtitles which include food, clothes, games and plays, art, handicrafts, music, folklore literature, folklore medicine, belief and faith, customs, institutions relating to folklore, personalities and experts in this field, books and folk texts.
More than 120 researchers and writers from Iran and abroad are contributing to this encyclopaedia and are responsible for researching and writing articles. Many of the writers and researchers who are contributing to this encyclopaedia are among the prominent scientists and researchers around the world and some are young recently graduated researchers who have started their work by taking courses at this department and have become professional researchers and authors.
The third volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore is dedicated to the letters "t" to "x" (in the iranian alphabet). It contains 310 entries which start with the entry "توت ابوالفضل" "Tōt Abolfazl" and ends with "خرمن و خرمن کوبی" "xarman and xarman kobi".
The second volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore has 277 entries and starts with "باران خواهی" "bārān xāhi" and ends with "توت" "tōt".
The first volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore which was published in 2014, has 400 entries starting from "آب" "āb" and ends with "باران" "bārān".
 The third volume of The Encyclopaedia of Iranian Folklore has 775 pages, and has been published in folio size. 2000 copies have been published and the price is $160.           
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