Nowruz Persian New Year

Persepolis all nations staircase. People from across Persia bring Nowruz gifts for the king. Nowruz is the traditional Iranian festival of spring which starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox, commencing the start of the spring. It is considered as the start of the New Year among Iranians. The name comes from Avestan… Continue reading Nowruz Persian New Year

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam, The Astronomer-Poet of Persia. Omar Khayyam was born at Naishapur in Khorassan in the latter half of our Eleventh, and died within the First Quarter of our Twelfth Century. The Slender Story of his Life is curiously twined about that of two other very considerable Figures in their Time and Country: one of… Continue reading Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Interview with Dr. Zahi Hawass, Director of the Pyramids

NOVA: Recently your crews unearthed one of the only intact tombs found since the discovery of King Tut’s tomb in the 1920s. What was that like? Hawass: Very exciting. When I attended the opening of the tomb, it was like looking at the past and the future. There was a big, six-ton sarcophagus. I had… Continue reading Interview with Dr. Zahi Hawass, Director of the Pyramids

Ancient egypt woman’s

Unlike the position of women in most other ancient civilizations, including that of Greece, the Egyptian woman seems to have enjoyed the same legal and economic rights as the Egyptian man – at least in theory. This notion is reflected in Egyptian art and historical inscriptions. It is uncertain why these rights existed for the… Continue reading Ancient egypt woman’s

Persian philosophs and sciences

It’s sure that they were Muslim but no Arab. 770-840 A.D. Mohanmmad Khwarizmi 864-930 A.D. Mohammad ibn Zakariya AL-RAZI 870-950 A.D. Farabi 900-971 A.D. born in Khorasan Mohammad ibn al-Hasan Khazin 940-997 A.D. born in Nishapur Abul Wafa Mohammad AL-BUZJANI 940-1020 A.D. born in Tus Ferdosi Faren til den modern Persisk 953-1029 A.D. born in… Continue reading Persian philosophs and sciences

Ancient Torkey Language

In earlier stages of research, the terms Mitanni language and Subarian were used as designations for Hurrian. In Hittite cuneiform texts, hurlili “language of the Hurrian” is used. In the last centuries of the 3rd millennium BC, Hurrians were already present in the Mardin region, which, from a geographical point of view, belongs to the… Continue reading Ancient Torkey Language