Social classes in Ancient Persia.
Persian society was modeled on a quadripartite scheme based on the Avesta, the sacred scriptures of the Zoroastrians.
The material world as an entity composed of seven creations of the God Ahura Mazda, each under the protection of a "beneficent immortal" Amahraspands, a species of archangel.
🥚a stone sky designed like an eggshell surrounding the rest; then 💦water filling the bottom of the shell.
“The Babylonians, now Iraqis, bought pigments, iron, copper, tin and wine from Asia Minor, today's Turkey.
They also bought alum from Egypt and Syria to color wool and make glass.
The famous cryptocurrency is on the rise in Iran.
At a time when the giants of international finance are speaking out to warn of the risks and volatility of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin is being validated as collateral in Iranian marriage contracts in place of bullion and cash.
May 18 is the day of commemoration of the illustrious Hakim Omar Khayyam.
He was a philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet in the 11th century.
1909, Iran, the first Middle Eastern country to have a constitution since 1906, finds itself in chaos.
On the one hand, the king, supported by the Russians and taking advantage of the support of the Cossack brigade, abdicates in favor of the crown prince, an act forced by the constitutionalists.
Stalls and shops lined up forming a spine, the economic center of cities in the Middle East. this has been called bazaar, since the dawn of time.
The history of coffee in Iran dates back to the Safavid period of the 17th century, probably a tradition borrowed from the Ottomans.
"The tumultuous torrent which descends from the mountains will be lost in the ravines, but the most modest drop of dew is sucked up by the sun which raises it up to the stars".
It is a kind of traditional Iranian religious theater, performed on the occasion of the martyrdom of Hossein, grandson of the prophet Mohamed in Karbala in 681 AD.
These performances are intended to commemorate and share the pain of the drama, and the oppressions inflicted by Yazid, the son of Muawyia on the family of the Prophet.