The history of iran commonly also known as persia in the western world is intertwined with the history of a larger region also to an extent known as greater iran comprising the area from anatolia the bosphorus and egypt in the west to the borders of ancient india and the syr darya in the east and from the caucasus and the eurasian steppe in the north to the persian.
Ancient persian art amp culture summary archaeology surviving remains of ancient persia were first brought to notice by rabbi benjamin of tudela in the 12th century and subsequently by sir john chardin l7th century karsten niebuhr 18th century sir henry rawlinson and sir henry layard 19th century and by the many travellers to.
dating definition a particular month day and year at which some event happened or will happen july 4 1776 was the date of the signing of the declaration of.
persian carpets are part of a magical story that began thousands of years ago in persia they were the first floors chairs and beds for many families soft handwoven wool persian rugs were the most valuable possession they had.
This is indeed the name of the language in persian from the arabic word for persia f226rs standard persian is based on the dialect of the city of shir226z which is in f226rs spoken however farsi is typically mispronounced with the wrong quality for the a and with the accent on the first syllable rather than on the second.
List of english words derived from sanskrit the sanskrit language whatever be its antiquity is of wonderful structure more perfect than the greek more copious than the latin and more exquisitely refined than either.
This is the unabridged version of this book and as such it is very comprehensive it was published in 1948 the paperback version in 1959 but i do not believe that the book was updated between 1948 and 59 as the author died before the 1948 publication date.