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Darius the Great Persian King

Darius the Great Persian King

Darius Darius I, or Darius the Great, was the fourth Achaemenid emperor, son of Vishtasp, wife of Atossa and son-in-law of Cyrus the Great.  He ascended the throne in 522 BC, with the help of several elders of seven Persian aristocratic families, killing Gaumat the Magian. He then suppressed internal…

Achaemenid Empire | ShopiPersia

Achaemenid Empire

The Achaemenid Empire (Ancient Persian: Xšāça, “Imperial” – 550-330 BC), known as the Persian Empire in Western literature, was an ancient Persian empire founded by Cyrus the Great. This government encompassed almost the entire civilized world of that time, and therefore the Achaemenid Empire was the first and only government…

Women’s Clothing | ShopiPersia

Traditional Women’s Clothing of Southern Iran

khaleeji Women’s Clothing Iran is a vast land and its ethnic diversity is very high, Therefore, there are different clothes for each ethnic group, But one of these clothes that is very famous is the women’s clothes of Hormozgan province, Which is very similar to Arabian-Khaleeji women’s clothing Jelbil Khosi…

Safavid Empire (Safavid Dynasty)

Safavid Empire (Safavid Dynasty)

Safavid Empire The Safavids were an Iranian and Shia dynasty who ruled Iran for 235 years from 880 to 1114 A.D. (1148–907 A.D. and 1736–1501 CE). The Safavid Empire was founded by Shah Ismail I, who was crowned in Tabriz in 880 AH, and the last Safavid king was Shah…

Zoroastrianism | ShopiPersia

Zoroastrianism

Zoroaster or Zoroastrianism Zoroaster was an Iranian religious leader and reformer, philosopher and poet. He taught his followers that existence is the battlefield of the forces of good and evil, and the man is free to choose his place in this struggle. His teachings are the core of Mazdisna. The…

History of Iran (Persian Empire)

History of Iran (Persian Empire)

Persian Empire Hegel considers the Iranians to be the first historical nation and the Persian Empire to be the first empire in history. The history of Iran begins with the arrival of the Aryans, from whom Iran is also named, on the plateau of Iran. But this does not mean…

Persian Clothing (Modern & Traditional)

Persian Clothing (Modern & Traditional)

Persian Clothing The clothes of different ethnic groups in Iran are one of the most spectacular and attractive cultures that attract the eyes of every viewer. The different geographical and climatic conditions and different cultures of the tribes living in different parts of Iran have created different features in the…

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