Tag Archives: Iran

A Secret From Ekbatan Town

The town is named after Ecbatana, the capital city of the ancient Median Empire around 700 BC. It was the first capital of ancient Iranians to be established in Western Asia, and is the ancestor of the modern city of Hamedan. The word Ekbātān is a variant of Ecbatana (Greek: Εκβάτανα Ekbátana) which derives from Old Persian Haŋgmetana, meaning “place ...

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Pofak Namaki’s Story

Serj Avakian Born in Iran Graduated from Croydon Fine Arts Academy and Painting Department of London University The first Iranian member of L.S.I.A.D

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Streets in the World that Have Iranian Names.

Persepolis (/pɝˈsepəlɪs/, Old Persian: 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿, Pārsa) was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). It is situated 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BC. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the ruins of Persepolis a World Heritage ...

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