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Iran’s very original art of vessels
Marlik culture at a glance In the second half of the second millennium BC, the Marlik culture southwest of the Caspian Sea developed a very o...
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
A city within a city
Tehran Grand Bazaar at a glance Markets of the Islamic cities are one of the greatest achievements of the Islamic civilization and are not ...
Saturday, 01 February 2014
Jashn-e-Sadeh, the festival of fire
Jashn-e Sadeh is a mid-winter festival celebrated with grandeur and magnificence by Zoroastrians since ancient times. It actually refers to one hu...
Friday, 31 January 2014
Iranians to celebrate Yalda Night
Yalda Night (Yalda Eve), as the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, is commemorated on or around December 20 or 21 each year. ...
Friday, 20 December 2013
Islamic culture and the medical arts
Al-Razi, the clinician One of the greatest names in medieval medicine is that of Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya' al-Razi, who was born in th...
Monday, 26 August 2013
Western propaganda targeting Iranian identity by falsifying the history
The truth behind the ‘300’ For many Iranians the cinematic movie '300' may come as a shocking revelation. But to those of us who c...
Wednesday, 24 July 2013
Early humans in Iran were growing wheat 12,000 years ago
Archaeologists digging in the foothills of Iran's Zagros Mountains have discovered the remains of a Stone Age farming community. It turns out that...
Saturday, 06 July 2013
Shahnameh: A timeless masterpiece
With its 50,000 rhyming couplets the Shahnameh, or Book of Kings, is one of the most voluminous epics of world literature. The poem narrates the...
Monday, 13 May 2013
Ayvan-e Kasra: A landmark in the history of architecture
Now only an imposing brick ruin, Ayvan-e Kasra is the most famous of all Sasanian monuments and a landmark in the history of architecture. While a...
Saturday, 11 May 2013
Jabalieh Dome as something of an enigma
At the edge of Kerman is the mysterious octagonal structure. It’s mysterious because its age and original function remains unknown. The Jabal...
Saturday, 04 May 2013
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