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It originated in the region of in southwestern Iran.
Since the Arab conquest of the country in 7th century AD, many loan words have entered the language which from this time has been written with a slightly modified version of the Arabic script and the literature has been heavily influenced by the conventions of Arabic literature.
Following Ebn al-Moqaffaʿ, the variant of Persian spoken there was called Darī and was based upon the one used in the Sasanian capital Seleucia-Ctesiphon Ar.
The ninth-century BC inscription of the , found at , gives it in the Late Assyrian forms and Parsumaš as a region and a people located in the , the latter likely having migrated southward and transferred the name of the region with them to what would become Persia proper, i.
Persian language and culture continued to prevail after the invasions and conquests by the Mongols and the Turks including the , , , , and , who were themselves significantly , further developing in , , and , where Persian culture flourished by the expansion of the , particularly those of and blends.
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