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A South Korean translator has recently asked the Institute for the Preservation of Sadeq Hedayat’s Works to acquire the right to translate Hedayat’s “The Blind Owl” into the Korean language.
Now only an imposing brick ruin, Ayvan-e Kasra is the most famous of all Sasanian monuments and a landmark in the history of architecture.
Friday, 24 May 2013 16:10

Liberation of Khorramshahr

Friday is the 31st anniversary of the liberation of the Iranian port city of Khorramshahr with the blessed birthday of the Commander of the Faithful, and the Leader of the …
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 13:31

Mulla Sadra: Greatest Iranian Philosopher

Mulla Sadra was an Iranian Muslim philosopher who led the Iranian cultural renaissance in the 17th century.
The historical site of Ozbaki is situated 15 km southwest of the town of Hashtgerd in Savojbolagh, some 73 km to the west of Tehran.
Amir Nezam House, also known as the Qajar Museum of Tabriz, is a historical building in Sheshghelan district, one of the oldest quarters of Tabriz in East Azarbaijan province.
The Iranian author and translator Mahmud Hosseinizad was selected by the Goethe Institute as one of the three winners of this year’s Goethe Medal for his outstanding contributions to German …
Monday, 13 May 2013 08:10

Maragheh: Historically rich

The city of Maragheh, which is of paramount historical importance, is situated southwest of the East Azarbaijan province.
There are several walls in antiquity which receive much attention in history books and scholarly works.
Fortresses and castles helped protect its residents from enemy attacks and natural elements.
Friday, 03 May 2013 07:58

Shapour Plate

The Shapour Plate is a masterpiece of silverwork that presents the Sassanian king, Shapour II, as a ruler of the universe and the king of kings.
Monday, 29 April 2013 11:45

Historical ceremonies of Iran

Since ancient times, Iranians have annually celebrated various occasions with feasts that are not necessarily happy gatherings.
A collection of historical maps of the Persian Gulf is currently on display in an exhibition at the Sahab Geography and Cartography Institute in Tehran.
Sunday, 28 April 2013 13:37

Translator Parviz Marzban dies at 96

Iranian scholar Parviz Marzban, famous for his translation of books on visual arts, died of natural causes on Thursday in Tehran. He was 96.
Saturday, 27 April 2013 13:23

Author Amir-Hossein Fardi dies at 65

The Iranian novelist and author Amir-Hossein Fardi died of Respiratory complications on Thursday. He was 65.
Saturday, 27 April 2013 13:14

Hassanlu Golden Bowl

The golden bowl of Hassanlu is a valuable relic discovered in 1957, during Robert Dison’s excavation in Teppeh Hassanlu, near Naqadeh in northwest Iran.
Wednesday, 24 April 2013 13:35

Naqsh-e Rostam

Naqsh-e Rostam is located a few kilometers from the ancient Achaemenian site Persepolis in Fars province.
Tuesday, 16 April 2013 08:15

Iron Age graves discovered

Seven graves containing human skeletons dating back to Iron Age were discovered in Jeyran Tappeh of Tarom city in Zanjan province.
Among the historical monuments of Rasht city in Gilan province, the tomb of Mirza Kouchak Khan Jangali reminds us of the struggles of a freedom fighter to protect Iran against …
Monday, 15 April 2013 11:32

Iran celebrates Attar Day in Moscow

Iranian cultural office in Moscow has marked the national Attar Day to commemorate the prominent mystic 13th-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar Neishabouri.