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Dome of Soltaniyeh: Symbol of Islamic Architecture and Art in Iranian History
Saturday, September 6, 2008
The Dome of Soltaniyeh is the biggest brick dome in the world and the Mausoleum of Ilkhan Oljaytu. The structure is a very exquisite mosque which is well-known in the world from the viewpoint of architecture, interior design and space.
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Ancient Iran on Cover of National Geographic
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
This month's (August) issue of National Geographic Magazine features a cover story about ancient Iran and Persia.
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Kotala Khor (Sun Cave): First Limestone Cave in the World
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Kotala Khor cave is located 155 km south of Zanjan and 173 km north of Hamedan near the small town of Garmab. The most common route to reach it runs from Zanjan to Khodabandeh (Qidar) which then branches toward Zarrinabad and Garmab.
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Karaftu, Secret of Kordestan Heights
Sunday, July 27, 2008
Karaftu is one of the biggest natural caves of Iran, which has been changed most by human activities.
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Damavand Mountain Registered in the National Heritage List
Saturday, July 26, 2008
Mount Damavand was registered on the national heritage list as the first natural monument in the country.
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Persian Calligraphy: Gentle Curves of Beauty
Saturday, July 19, 2008
Iranians have always been known for their appreciation of beauty and their artistic taste in creating masterpieces from elements. A brilliant example of such artistry is Persian calligraphy.
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Iran's Armenian Churches in the World Heritage List
Tuesday, July 8, 2008
Iran's Armenian Monastic Ensembles have been designated as the country's ninth property to be inscribed onto the World Heritage List.
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Persian Gulf Ancient History in Durham University
Saturday, July 5, 2008
In a two day conference the UK's Durham University has studied the Persian Gulf and the ancient trading habits of the seafaring Persians.
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UNESCO Presents Certificate to the Ancient Site of Bisotun
Saturday, July 5, 2008
UNESCO is scheduled to present its World Heritage Certificate to the ancient site of Bisotun in Iran's western Kermanshah Province.
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Traditional Treatments of Avicenna Published in Greece
Saturday, June 28, 2008
A book on traditional treatment of Avicenna, the famous Iranian physician and philosopher, has been published for the first time in Greece by the country’s Bridge of Civilizations Press.
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