Sunday, 20 October, 2019

Arts and Aesthetics

  • Music

    About the music of the Elamites not much is known; however, we know of a ruler of Susa who had musician at his temple gate...

  • Painting

    in fresco and the illumination of manuscripts (see Illuminated Manuscripts) were practiced in Iran at least as early as the Sassanian period, but only fragments...

  • Architecture 2

    The mosque became the major building type in Iranian architecture. The established style of vaulted construction was continued; common features were the pointed arch, the...

  • Persian Carpet

    Whatever is known of the origins of the pile rug is based on suppositions but the can assume that pile weaving had a nomadic origin...