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Women’s Day in Persia
Sunday, February 22, 2009
The traditional Iranian Women’s Day, which coincides with Feb. 23, is aimed at appreciating the status of women and mothers since ancient times.
Underground City Found in Western Iran
Thursday, February 19, 2009
Iran's western Hamadan Province has yielded an underground city, which is believed by archeologists to date back to pre-Parthian eras
Zahak Castle (Qaleh Azhdehak)
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
From every side Zahak Castle is surrounded by mountains and long plains bedecked with wild red anemones. At a distance one can see the railway and the railway station. At the depth of the valley like a snake a twisting river comes from west, makes a circle and follows the railway towards east. As if the mountain underneath is like a giant statue of Arab Zahak and the two banks of the river are the dreadful snakes growing from the monsters shoulders. This is the landscape of a mountain which has preserved one of the Iranian ancient sites for thousands of years.
Wonders of Iran: Persepolis
Sunday, February 8, 2009
As German philosopher Friedrich Hegel once said, "The principle of development begins with the history of Persia; this constitutes therefore the beginning of history."
Study Proves Persian Inhabitance along Persian Gulf
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Archeologists have found a number of graves in southern Iran, which prove that the Persian Gulf has always been inhabited by the Persians.
Jashn-e-Sadeh, The Festival of Fire
Saturday, January 31, 2009
Iran's Zoroastrian community holds the Jashn-e-Sadeh festival, celebrating the discovery of fire on Jan. 29 or the tenth of the Persian month of Bahman also known as 'the day of kindness'.
Naghshe Jahan Square
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Naghsh-e Jahan Square (Design of the world) officially known as Imam Square, situated at the center of Isfahan city, Iran. It is an important historical site and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. The square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era.
Persepolis Yields Six Ancient Wells
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Iranian archeologists have found six wells in the western part of the Achaemenid capital of Persepolis in the southern Fars Province.
Bisotun, Traces of Ancient Persia
Monday, January 12, 2009
A few kilometers from the city of Kermanshah, the capital of Kermanshah province, stands a mountain which bears traces of Ancient Persia. A collection of huge rock reliefs and inscriptions and the gigantic statue of Hercules are all witnesses of the ancient Persian glory and years of civilization.
The Master and the Light
Sunday, January 11, 2009
Considered as the founding father of the school of Illuminationist philosophy (a philosophy of "light" or intellectual intuition 'Arabic: hikmat al-ishraq), Suhrawardi sought a synthesis of Zoroastrian, Platonic, and Islamic ideas and used Zoroastrian angelology to elaborate on the Platonic Ideas.
طراحی و توسعه آگاه‌سیستم