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zoroastrian-avesta

30

Jun
2021
Cultural ticket
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Social classes in Ancient Persia.

Persian society was modeled on a quadripartite scheme based on the Avesta, the sacred scriptures of the Zoroastrians.

27

Jun
2021
The cosmogonic myth of the Zoroastrians
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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.

Babylon

23

Jun
2021
The trading posts of the empires in antiquity
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“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.

bitcoin

03

Jun
2021
Persia and Bitcoin
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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.

Omar Khayyam

24

May
2021
Omar Khayyam
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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.

A page of history

23

May
2021
A page of history
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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.

bazaar

09

May
2021
Bazaar
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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.

coffee

23

Apr
2021
Coffee in Iran
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The history of coffee in Iran dates back to the Safavid period of the 17th century, probably a tradition borrowed from the Ottomans.

saadi

21

Apr
2021
Saadi
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"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".

Tazieh

08

Apr
2021
Tazieh
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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.