Persian people
The Persian people are an Iranian people who speak the modern Persian language and closely related Iranian dialects and languages. Their origins are traced to the ancient Iranian peoples, themselves...
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Zarathushtra-The Revolutionary Iranian Prophet And First Philosopher In History
There was a time when the philosophy of oneness, one entity and one universal power emerged out of the polytheistic teachings.
Cataphracts: Armored Warriors and their Horses of War
By the 7th and 8th centuries B.C., the role of the chariot in battle was gradually being replaced by cavalry units in the Near East. Some were armed lightly and were used to harass the enemy from afar...
Pre-Islamic Architecture of Iran
Iran, sometimes known as Persia , is a country with a glorious history spanning thousands of years. Iran as a nation was established in 540 BC by Cyrus the Great, possibly making it the oldest nation ...
Sassanid Empire
The Sasanian Empire is the second largest Persian Empire which reigned Iran from 224 to 651 CE. The Sasanian dynasty was founded by Ardashir I after defeatin...
Persian art
persian art dates back to thousands of years ago and has preserved its traditional forms in the modern world.
History of Iran
This is a collage of images of Iran's (Persia) glorious history, art and scenery put to the soundtrack song Persia by Iranian-American artists Shahin & Se...
Persian architecture - Beautiful Architecture Of Iran
Architecture in Greater Iran has a continuous history from at least 5000BCE to the present. Iranian architecture displays great variety: Some of the most ...
Ancient Iranian peoples
The Iranian peoples or Iranic peoples are a diverse Indo-European ethno-linguistic group that comprise the speakers of Iranian languages. Their areas of settlement were on the Iranian plateau (mainly ...
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Indo-Iranians
Indo-Iranian peoples, also known as Indo-Iranic peoples by scholars, and sometimes as Aryans from their self-designation, are a grouping of ethnic groups consisting of the Indo-Aryan, Iranian and Nuri...
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Indo-Europeans
Indo-European may refer to:
Medes
The Medes (/miːdz/, Old Persian Māda-, Ancient Greek: Μῆδοι, Hebrew: מָדַי) were an ancient Iranian people who lived in an area known as Media (North-western Iran and south-east Turkey) and who s...
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Avesta
The Avesta /əˈvɛstə/ is the primary collection of sacred texts of Zoroastrianism, composed in the otherwise unrecorded Avestan language.The Avesta's texts fall into several different categories, arran...
Avesta - Wikipedia
Parthian Empire
The Parthian Empire (/ˈpɑrθiən/; 247 BC – 224 AD), also known as the Arsacid Empire /ˈɑrsəsɪd/, was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran. Its latter name comes from A...
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Sassanid Empire
The Sasanian Empire (/səˈsɑːnɪən/ or /səˈseɪnɪən/; also known as Sassanian, Sasanid, Sassanid or Neo-Persian Empire), known to its inhabitants as Ērānshahr and Ērān in Middle Persian, was the...
Sassanid Empire - Wikipedia
Zoroastrianism
Zoroastrianism /ˌzɒroʊˈæstriənɪzəm/, /-ˌzɔr/, also called Zarathustraism, Mazdaism and Magianism, is an ancient monotheistic Iranian religion and a religious philosophy. It was once the state religion...
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Iranian languages
The Iranian languages (also known as Iranic or Irano-Aryan) form a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages, which in turn are a branch of the Indo-European language family. The speakers of Iranian langua...
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Lurs
Lurs (also Lors, Luri/Persian:لُر) are an Iranian people living mainly in south-western Iran. Their population is estimated at around five million. They occupy Lorestan, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Kh...
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Talysh
Talysh may refer to:
Gilak
The Gilani people or Gilaks (Gilaki:گیلک) are an Iranian people native to the northern Iran province of Gilan. Gilaks, along with the closely related Mazandarani people, comprise part of the Caspian p...
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Mazandarani
Mazandarani may refer to :
Tajik people
Tajik (Persian: تاجيک‎: Tājīk , Tajik: Тоҷик) is a general designation for a wide range of Persian-speaking people of Iranian origin, with traditional homelands in present-day Tajikistan, Af...
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Hazara people
Hazāra (Persian: هزاره) are a Persian-speaking people who mainly live in central Afghanistan and Pakistan. They are overwhelmingly Twelver Shia Muslims and make up the third largest ethnic group in Af...
Hazara people - Wikipedia
Farsiwan
Fārsīwān (Persian: فارسیوان‎; or its regional forms: Pārsīwān or Pārsībān; "Persian-speaker") is a designation for Persian-speakers in some parts of Afghanistan. More specifically, it is used to...
Kizilbash
Qizilbash or Kizilbash (sometimes also Qezelbash or Qazilbash) is the label given to a wide variety of Shi'i militant groups that flourished in Anatolia and Kurdistan from the late 13th century onwar...
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Huwala
Houla (Persian: هوله‎, sing. Houli هولي) is a term used in some Persian Gulf littoral countries to describe peoples of varying ancestries and Sunni background originating from southern Iran, wit...
History of Iran
The history of Iran, commonly known as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia and Egypt in the w...
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History of Tajikistan
The current Tajik Republic harkens to the Samanid Empire (875–999). The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s. The Basmachi revolt that broke out in the wake of the Russian Revolution of 1...
History of Tajikistan - Wikipedia
History of Uzbekistan
In the first millennium BC, Iranian nomads established irrigation systems along the rivers of Central Asia and built towns at Bukhoro and Samarqand. These places became extremely wealthy points of tra...
History of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
History of Central Asia
The history of Central Asia has been determined primarily by the area's climate and geography. The aridity of the region makes agriculture difficult, and its distance from the sea cut it off from muc...
History of Central Asia - Wikipedia