Friday, 22 March, 2019

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  • A Rare Glimpse Into Iran in the 1980s by German Photographer

    A German photographer has published the rare and interesting pictures of daily life in Iran in the 1980s, the era after the revolution during which...

  • An Iranian Angler Describes Trout Fishing in Iran

    An Iranian angler named Naser Derakhshan, who lives in Shahr-e Kord city, has sent some photos of trout caught near his home to Orvis News...

  • A Local Wedding Ceremony in Qeshm Island & Introducing Qeshm Island

    Photos from a Local Wedding Ceremony in Qeshm Island, Southern Iran & Introducing Qeshm Island Where is Qeshm Island? ‪‎Qeshm‬ Island is located a few...

  • Iran’s province of surprises

    Where Iran’s past and present intertwine Outsiders often think of Iran as a cultural monolith – one dominated by Persian culture, language and history. Yet...

  • Historical Periods

    The First inhabitants of Iran were a race of people living in western Asia. When the Aryans arrived, they gradually started mingling with the old...

  • History of Iran

    Introduction The early hisotroy of Iran may be divided into three phases: (1) the prehistoric period beginning with the earliest evidence of man on the...

  • History of Elam

    For a long time scholars confused Elam with Susiana, equivalent to the plain and lower Zagros foothills in the present Persian province of Khûzestân. Two...

  • The Elamite Empire

    The Iranian Plateau did not experience the rise of urban, literate civilization in the late 4th and early 3rd millennia on the Mesopotamian pattern, but...

  • Aryans’ Immigration

    The overwhelming majority of historical sources regard the people of present Persia (Iran) descendants of Aryans who are thought to have migrated from some far...

  • The Median Dynastic Empire

    Introduction The Medes (Persian mādhā), were an Iranian people who lived in the north, western, and northwestern portions of present-day Iran. The Medes are credited...

  • THE SASSANIDS

    In ad 224 Ardashir I, a Persian vassal-king, rebelled against the Parthians, defeated them in the Battle of Hormuz, and founded a new Persian dynasty,...

  • Parthian

    The division of the Achaemenian and short-lived Alexandrian Empire weakened the defensive position of central Iran. The successors of Alexander could not hold on more...

  • sasanian period

    A great renaissance in architecture took place under the Sassanid dynasty, which ruled Persia from 224 until 651. Construction was radically different from that of...

  • Achaemenian Period

    The first great development of ancient Persian architecture took place under the Achaemenid dynasty during the Persian Empire, from about 550 to 330 bc. Remains...

  • Iranian history

    Iranian history represents a rich blend of legend, mythology, recorded fact and living tradition. Several civilizations have risen in various parts of the country at...

  • Mesopotamia and Elam

      The cultural development or Sumer and Elam ran parallel. A script was in use in Elam (Kerman) simultaneous to the first pictorial writing in...