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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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A Large Museum Called Iran: A Glance at Stone Carvings on Rocks
Saturday, June 14, 2008
Human beings have been interested in making their wishes, beliefs, and thoughts perennial, by recording them as paintings, carvings, stone cuttings, statues, as well as stone inscription. One of the most important ancient Iranian arts has been carving on mountains and rocks.
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Iran's Lout Desert Earth's Hottest Spot
Monday, June 2, 2008
Iran enjoys significant potentialities in tourism, with the 70-degree Lout Desert, the world's hottest place, being a case in point.
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Kerman, Mysterious Culture and Geography
Monday, June 2, 2008
Kerman is a collection of mysterious geographical conditions which combine hot weather with cold and includes a unique culture with beautiful handicrafts like carpets and delicate shawls. Each year thousands of domestic and foreign tourists visit the province.
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1st Volume of Encyclopedia Islamica Is Published in London
Monday, May 26, 2008
The first volume of the great Encyclopedia Islamica has been published in London in English. The Encyclopedia Islamica is being compiled under supervision of Professor Wilfred Madelung, the famous scholar on east and Islamic studies with Dr. Farhad Daftari as chief editor
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Ghamsar, Iranian Capital of Roses and Rose Water
Monday, May 26, 2008
Every spring, the city of Ghamsar is adorned with beautiful rose flowers. The people of Ghamsar then collect roses, boil them in special pots and collect their water in beautiful containers. It is a pride for the city that each year, the most sacred place on earth, Kaaba, is washed with rose water from Ghamsar.
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Shahnameh, Foundation of Iranian Spirit and Wisdom
Monday, May 26, 2008
Iran is the beating heart of the world. According to Ferdowsi, the world consists of seven lands: China, Turkistan, India, Rome, Arabs and Blacks which surround Iran at the center.
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Andimeshk, Passageway of the Ancient World
Sunday, May 25, 2008
Khuzestan province is a plain which has been a cradle of civilization since a long time ago. Greeks called it Suziana. This region has been the main center of Elamite civilization, when it was called Shoushan. Pre-historic ancient sites as well as old buildings located in northwest of Khuzestan show that the region has been a civilizational cradle since a long time ago.
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Legends of “Mountain of Paradise” in Savalan
Sunday, May 18, 2008
Azarbaijan plateau is a highland which is located to the northwest of the Iranian Plateau and comprises Ardebil province. Presence of high mountains and Mediterranean climatic conditions has led to high precipitation in the region, so that, some regions are covered with snow for 9 months of the year and there are many springs and rivers in the province.
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PRIDE AND PAIN AT PARSA-POLIS
Sunday, May 18, 2008
This paper is an invitation to revisit and re-examine facets of one of the most ancient civilizations – Iran – so as to reclaim that heritage and to exercise a degree of control over a historiography which it represents. Its purpose is to add to the voices expressing discontent with the Eurocentric – more specifically Anglo-Saxon – approach to history which considers European history as the core history while the rest of world history languishes in the shadows and on the periphery. It is an invitation to reject the Eurocentric attempt at de-nationalization and de-culturalization of the history of those labeled "people without history" and fabrication of a superficial national identity subject to manipulation.
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