Dr. Charles Peter Melville

Professor Emeritus of Persian History, Pembroke College, Cambridge President of the British Institute of Persian Studies, British Academy Editorial Board: Iranian Studies (USA): Advisory Council Journal of Persiante Studies (USA): Editorial Board Iranian Studies Series (Leiden): Board of Advisors Kherad va Danesh (Centre of Excellence, Mashhad, Iran): Advisory Board Nouvelle Revue des Etudes Iraniennes (Tehran, Iran): Comité de patronage

Dr. Firuza I. Melville

Ph.D. in Persian Literature, Art and Islamic Studies Director of Research, Shahnameh Centre for Persian Studies, Pembroke College, Cambridge Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Asian and Middle East Studies, University of Cambridge Director of Studies in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies for Pembroke College, Peterhouse and Corpus Christi Editorial Board: ISS (Iranian Studies Series, University of Leiden) TAHQIQ (quarterly peer-reviewed journal of the University of Punjab, Lahore) TIMA (The Islamic Manuscript Association) PEER-REVIEWING for: BIPS (British Institute of Persian Studies, British Academy Journal) BRISMES (The British Society for Middle Eastern Studies) The Royal Asiatic Society journal