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2-Book two in Farsi page 1 with 67 art work pictures by Nic Amini Sam, M.E.

Pictorial History of Ancient Persia, which has more than 67 illustrations and art work painting for the first time in Iran book writing history at the time (1990), covering four sections, Iran in the era of Medes dynasty, Achaemenian dynasty, Parthian dynasty and Samarian dynasty. 306 more words

Ancient Persia

Contributions of the Islamic world to Science and Mathematics

In school, never taught us about the Ancient Near East. In sixth grade we were taught Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt history. In seventh grade, we learned about the Greeks, Romans, and the Ottoman Empire. 276 more words


Today in World History: August 2nd

Philip II of Macedon, father of Alexander the Great, ensured the Greek city states’ safety and prosperity on this day in 338 B.C.E. when he defeated the Persian forces, and effectively ending his campaign in Greece. 145 more words

Ancient History

Today in World History: July 20th

King of Macedon, Alexander III, most commonly known as Alexander the Great, was born on this day in 356 B.C.E. to Philip II of Macedon. Alexander rose to the throne at a young age following his father’s death in 336 B.C.E. 302 more words



Abyaneh (Persian: ابيانه‎, also Romanized as Ābyāneh, Ābiāneh, and Abyāneh)[1] is a village in Barzrud Rural District, in the Central District… 239 more words

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Ancient Persian Gold Brooch

Just added to our collection is this beautiful and important ancient Persian Gold Brooch, which dates back to around 200 BC. This piece is adorned with with two ram heads, an oval shaped pearl inlay, small round accent pearls, dangling chains and a pointed, inverted cone-shaped ornament. 139 more words

Ancient Art

International Women's Day

Today is International Women’s Day, so I wanted to take this time to make a list of my top five historical women who you may not know about. 746 more words