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zoroastrian-avesta

30

Jun
2021
Cultural ticket
Posted by: mehdi rafiei /5590

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
Posted by: mehdi rafiei /5690

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
Posted by: mehdi rafiei /5560

“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
Posted by: mehdi rafiei /5440

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
Posted by: mehdi rafiei /5400

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
Posted by: mehdi rafiei /5470

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.