December 26, 2005
African slaves in Iran were called "Siah Zangi" because they were brought primarily from Zanj via Oman and Bandar Abbas. Zanj is what Arabs called what is known to Europeans as Zanzibar. In Persian, Zanzibar is called Zangebar, hence Zangi.
Winner: Nader Ghassemi. Sad Afarin!
Thanks to Guive Mirfendereski for the info.
The person who wins the most number of
daily quizes in a month will be awarded a book valued at up
to $50 from Mage Publishers and
their name will be enshrined in the Column of Champions! Second-place
winner will receive the comic book "Rostam
tales from the Shahnameh".
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