↑ 12"The geographical works of Sadik Isfahani. Translated by J.C. from original Persian mss. in the collection of Sir William Ouseley, the editor. London , Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland; sold by J. Murray, 1832. Oriental Translation Fund. Publications ; — v. 20. pg 15:
«Talish is the name of the son Japhet, the son of Noah (on whom be the peace of God), from him the name was given to a tribe in Gilan and from that tribe the country was called Talishistan. The Arabs write the name as Talish طالش».