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Yalda is closed

Yalda Night is one of the great celebrations of ancient Persia that is still celebrated. This night refers at sunset in Persian calendar (date) on Azar 30th, last day of autumn (21st of December) until sunrise on Dey 1st, first day of winter (22nd of December). 252 more words

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Today in World History: December 4th

Cyrus the Great, first emperor of Persia, king of Anshan, Media, Babylon, Akkad and Sumer, died in 530 B.C.E, on this day. “King of the Four Corners of the World”, he established a tolerant empire, and respected the beliefs and customs of his subjects. 105 more words

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