November 29, 2021
Khorasan or Greater Khorasan (or Ancient Khorasan or Historical Khorasan) is a land larger than Khorasan Province, part of Greater Iran and from the Sassanid era Iran is a traditional and universal name to refer to the eastern regions of Iran. The Sassanids had divided the land of Iran into four parts, one of which was Khorasan, meaning "land of the sun." The historical area of Khorasan included the province of Khorasan in present-day Iran and the northern and western parts of Afghanistan and southeastern Turkmenistan. In a broader sense, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, and parts of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan that were states such as Badakhshan, Takharistan, Khorazm, and Farrood, can also be considered historical Khorasan. Khorasan is a land that begins in the west with Damghan and Sabzevar, and in the east with Balkh and The river Jehun is stretched. From the south, to the north of Kerman and Ghazni and from the north, to Samarkand and Bukhara. Khorasan consisted of four parts and each part was known as the ruler there. Each of these four sections is called a paste or a quarter and includes the following quarters: The quarter of Neishabour or Abarshahr with the center of Neishabour (included Beyhaq, Joven, Esfarayen, Khaboshan, Arghian, Posht, Rokh, Zozan, Khaf, Azghand, Jam, Bakhrez and Jajarm. ربه مرو Herat quarter with the center of Herat (including Badghis, Ghor and Farah), Balkh metropolis (including Sheberghan (Shapurgan), Jawzjan and Andkhoy, Faryab and Bamyan). The quarter of Balkh, which included Khandaj (Kunduz), Samangan, Baghlan (Baghlango), Takharistan and Badakhshan.