Persian plateau
The Iranian Plateau, is a geological formation in Western Asia and Central Asia. It is the part of the Eurasian Plate wedged between the Arabian and Indian plates, situated between the Zagros Mountain...
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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...
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...
History of Iran - Wikipedia
Airyanem Vaejah
Airyanem Vaejah (Airyanəm Vaējah, approximately "expanse of the Aryans", i.e. Iranians) is the homeland of early Iranians and a reference in the Zoroastrian Avesta (Vendidad, Farg. 1) to one of Ahura ...
Prehistoric archaeological sites in Iran
Some of the prehistoric archaeological sites of Iran are listed below:
Prehistoric archaeological sites in Iran - Wikipedia
Esha Momeni
Esha Momeni (born c. 1980, Los Angeles) is an Iranian-American women rights activist and a member of One Million Signatures campaign.While working on her master thesis in Iran, she was arrested in Oct...
Vincenz Fettmilch
Vincenz Fettmilch (died 1616) was a grocer and gingerbread baker who led the Fettmilch uprising of the guilds in 1612-1616 to get rid of foreigners (mainly Jews) in the city, whom they viewed as compe...
Hassan Rowhani
Hassan Rouhani (Persian: حسن روحانی‎,  pronunciation ; born 12 November 1948 at Sorkheh, Semnan Province) is the seventh President of Iran, in office since 2013. He is also a former la...
Hassan Rowhani - Wikipedia
Kushanshahr
Kushanshahr was a satrapy of the Sassanid Empire located in Pakistan and other countries.
Darband Cave
Darband Cave is a Lower Paleolithic site in the Gilan Province in northern Iran, located on the north side of a deep tributary canyon of the Siahrud River, a tributary of the Sefīd-Rūd River that flow...
Darband Cave - Wikipedia
Abadan Crisis timeline
The Abadan Crisis was a major event in Iranian history. It began in 1951 with the nationalization of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company by the government of Iran, and the shutting down by the British of th...
Dashtestan
Dashtestan County (Persian: شهرستان دشتستان‎) is a county in Bushehr Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Borazjan. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 222,226, in 47,773 f...
Dashtestan - Wikipedia
Bandian fire temple
Bandian (Persian: آتشکده بندیان‎) is an ancient fire temple in Iran.
Purim spiel
A Purim spiel (also spelled Purimshpil, from Yiddish shpil, meaning "game, play", see also spiel) or Purim play is usually a comic dramatization of the Book of Esther, the central text and na...
Purim spiel - Wikipedia
Tall-i Bakun
52°53′E / 29.91°N 52.88°E / 29.91; 52.88Tall-i Bakun or Tall-e Bakun (in modern Fars Province, Iran) was a prehistoric sitein the Ancient Near East about 3 km south of Pe...
Tall-i Bakun - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Armenia (antiquity)
Kingdom of Armenia, also the Kingdom of Greater Armenia, or simply Greater Armenia (Armenian: Մեծ Հայք Mets Hayk; Latin: Armenia Major), was a monarchy which existed from 321 BC to 428 AD. Its...
Kingdom of Armenia (antiquity) - Wikipedia
Indo-Persian culture
"Indo-Persian culture" refers to those Persian aspects that have been integrated into or absorbed into the culture of South Asia, and in particular, into North India, modern-day Pakistan and Banglades...
Indo-Persian culture - Wikipedia
Ahmad Motevaselian
Ahmdad Motevaselian (Persian: احمد متوسلیان‎), an Iranian military attache, was one of four Iranians that disappeared in Lebanon in 1982. During the Iran-Iraq war, he was commander of the Army o...
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 ...
Ancient Iranian peoples - Wikipedia
Hermeias
Hermeias (/hɜrˈmaɪəs/) or Hermias (/ˈhɜrmiəs/; Greek: Ἑρμείας or Ἑρμίας; died 220 BC) was a Carian by birth, who had raised himself to be the favourite and chief minister of Seleucus III Ceraunus (225...
Occupation of Khuzestan by Muslims
This article presents the occupation of southwestern Iran by Muslims in the 7th century according to Tabari's The History of the Prophets and Kings. The land considered in this article was known as Su...
Occupation of Khuzestan by Muslims - Wikipedia
Alal
Persian/ Urdu Alal, Allal, in 12th century Persia was believed to be one of the names of the queen of the full moon, princess of hearts, or mother of the sky.The legend of Alal is celebrated across so...
1727 Tabriz earthquake
The 1727 Tabriz earthquake occurred on 18 November with an epicenter near Tabriz in northwest Iran. The maximum felt intensity was VIII (destructive) on the Mercalli intensity scale, and there were an...
Organization of Iranian People's Fedai Guerrillas
The Organization of Iranian People's Fedai Guerrillas (Persian: سازمان چريکهای فدايي خلق ايران‎) emerged as radical Marxist-Leninist movement in Iran in 1971, formed to overthrow the Pahlavi reg...
Organization of Iranian People's Fedai Guerrillas - Wikipedia
Iranian Intermezzo
The term Iranian Intermezzo represents a period in history which saw the rise of various native Iranian Muslim dynasties in the Iranian plateau. This term is noteworthy since it was an interlude betw...
Iranian Intermezzo - Wikipedia
Orontes III
Orontes III (Armenian: Երուանդ Գ, Yervand III) was King of Armenia. In his reign he struggled for control of the Kingdom of Sophene with king Antiochus II Theos until being defeated in 272 BC and was ...
Middle Persian
Middle Persian is the Middle Iranian language/ethnolect of southwestern Iran that during Sassanid times (224–654 CE) became a prestige dialect and so came to be spoken in other regions of the empire a...
Shams ud Daula Shah Nawaz Khan
The father son duo of Shah Nawaz Khan and Abdul Hai Khan composed the Ma-'asiru-l Umra, a biographical dictionary of the illustrious men who flourished in Hindostan and the Dakhan from the time of Akb...
Hazaraspids (Atabegs of Luristan)
The Hazaraspids (1155–1424), was a Kurdish dynasty that ruled the Zagros Mountains region of southwestern Iran, essentially in Lorestan and the adjacent parts of Fars which flourished in the later Sal...
List of revenues of Darius I of Persia
A List of Revenues of the Darius I, Great King of Persia, is reported by Greek Historian Herodotus c 480 BC. This serves to show the greatness of Darius and the Persian empire, show who was paying tr...
List of revenues of Darius I of Persia - Wikipedia