In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilization, right? Maybe not. From Socrates and Plato to Darius and Xerxes, John explains two of the great powers of the ancient world, all WITHOUT the use of footage from 300.    Resources:    The His...

In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we& glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilizat.

Yoghurt & Spinach Dip, 'Borani Esfanaaj', in the Persian Manner recipe from Food52

Yoghurt & Spinach Dip, 'Borani Esfanaaj', in the Persian Manner

I *love* Persian food >> Yoghurt & Spinach Dip, 'Borani Esfanaaj', in the Persian Manner

The Babylonian map of the world is a symbolic representation of the known world by the Babylonians, the date of ~ 600 BCE.  It was discovered at Sippar in Iraq and is on display at British Museum.  It deliberately omits the Persians and the Egyptians were, however, known to them at the time.

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Babylonian Map of the World: Incised on a clay tablet & dates to the century BC. It was discovered at Sippar, southern Iraq, 60 miles km) north of Babylon on the Euphrates River, & was published in The clay tablet resides at the British Museum.

STAR GATES: Recent discoveries Deep in the mountains of Kurdistan laid in caves for thousands of years here as one of the oldest civilisations known to man. “The Persian legend has it that of those young men who were saved from the voracity of the monster ZOHAK of the Persian mythology, which were fed upon human brains?? Read more: http://www.utaot.com/2012/12/23/kurdish-freedom-fighters-discovered-ancient-places-and-artifacts/

STAR GATES: Recent discoveries Deep in the mountains of zagros laid in caves for thousands of years here as one of the oldest civilisations known to man.

This beautiful traditional dessert is an ancient one that goes back to several thousand years ago, the time of the Persian Empire.

The tastiest Persian recipes simply explained, step by step and with pictures. Let´s cook and enjoy these awesome Persian dishes!

The Persian Army by Bogdan-MRK on deviantART, Legend of the Cryptids

m Ranger Patrol Castle Basi The Persian Army by Bogdan-MRK on deviantART, Legend of the Cryptids

The Persian Blue Allium. The colorful globes are actually clusters of hundreds of long-lasting, star-shaped florets. The Persian Blue Allium grows to 3′ and spreads about 12″. Grows well in full sun to partial shade and combines well with low-growing pere

The Persian Blue Allium. The colorful globes are actually clusters of hundreds of long-lasting, star-shaped florets. The Persian Blue Allium grows to and spreads about Grows well in full sun to partial shade and combines well with low-growing pere

The Saluki. Also known as the Persian Greyhound & Royal Dog of Egypt, the Saluki is one of the oldest known breeds of domesticated dog with Middle Eastern evidence dating back to 8000-10,000 B.C.

The Saluki. Also known as the Persian Greyhound & Royal Dog of Egypt, the Saluki is one of the oldest known breeds of domesticated dog with Middle Eastern evidence dating back to B.

The Persian Turquoise Tiara - was given to Princess Margaret for her 21st birthday from her mom Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mum). it's assumed to be in the hands of her children now, but might have gone back to QEII's royal jewelry waiting to be 'dispersed' to a newer royal family member.

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THE PERSIAN TURQUOISE TIARA. Given as a wedding gift to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923 by her father-in-law, George V. She gave it to her daughter, Princess Margaret, as a birthday present.

Persian sword. There are a lot of debates regarding the exact name of this type of sword. The Persian call it "qama", in the Caucasus and Central Asia it is known as "quadra". The same names also applies to other similar but not exactly the same weapon. It looks like a long massive single edge kindjal. It's origin is most probably Persian. It comes in various sizes, up to 30 inches, and in a variety of quality and materials.

19thC, PERSIAN QADDAREH or QUADDARA, INFANTRY SWORD. IRAN

There are a lot of debates regarding the exact name of this type…

Love the teal colored lower cabinets and the beautiful Persian rug that adds just the right accent...

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Love the teal colored lower cabinets and the beautiful Persian rug that adds just the right accent. dream kitchen white walls back splash stainless steel center island counter

13 most Friendliest cat breeds in the world - Tap the link now to see all of our cool cat collections!

13 most Friendliest cat breeds in the world

The Top 5 Cute Cat Breeds: The Persian: . Everyone knows the Persian cat. Renowned for its long, silky fur, expressive eyes and squashed face, the Persian is also one of the oldest cat breeds.

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