The Historic City of Yazd

The Historic City of Yazd is a traditional earthen city where life has been adapted to its desert location, most notable via the water system of the qanats. Yazd is a city with a long history dating back to the … Read More

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Bisotun Inscription

Bisotun Inscription is located along the ancient trade route linking the Iranian high plateau with Mesopotamia and features remains from the prehistoric times to the Median, Achaemenid, Sassanian, and Ilkhanid periods. The principal monument of this archaeological site is the … Read More

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Cyrus the Great: King of the World + Religion & Politics

Cyrus the Great, king of the world Cyrus the Great was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of … Read More