Eastern Iranian Languages in Different Historical Periods
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by Editorial Staff
1d ago
Geographical distribution of Iranian languages, including Eastern Iranian languages Eastern Iranian languages are a subgroup of the vast Indo-Iranian language group that developed in the Middle Iranian era. The Eastern/Western classification of Iranian languages is one of the main categorizations of Indo-Iranian languages in modern history. Modern Eastern Iranian languages are less popular than Western Iranian languages, but they form a key part of the history of Iranian languages. History of Eastern Iranian Languages As Western Iranian languages developed in the Yaz culture, Eastern Iranian l ..read more
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Zoroastrianism (Mazdayasna), Ancient Religion of Iranians
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by Editorial Staff
5d ago
A look at the religion of Zoroastrianism, an ancient Iranian religion Zoroastrianism or Mazdayasna is one of the persian religions whose followers worship Ahura Mazda, the creator of all good. Sometimes known as “Behdin”, the Zoroastrian religion promotes a dualist doctrine. It attributes existence to the opposition of two forces of good (Ahuramazda) and evil (Angra Mainyu). In this eschatological perspective, the world ends when good overcomes evil and conquers the universe. In other words, in Zoroastrianism, the world is the battlefield of right against wrong. The divine forces of Ahura Mazd ..read more
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Pars Med Travel and an Indescribable Experience in Iran’s Health Villages
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by World Tourism Info
1w ago
Seek various health benefits in Iran health villages Great experiences are waiting for you in Iran health villages. According to “Destination Iran”, the “Pars Med Travel” website has introduced some of these places in Iran with various therapeutic features. Introduction Wellness tourism is a branch of tourism in which a person seeks relaxation and travels without medical intervention and supervision to get rid of the tensions of everyday life and to rejuvenate. Usually, these tourists do not have a specific physical illness and are mostly seeking to benefit from the healing nature and stay a ..read more
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Mazdakism and Social Reform in the Sassanid Era
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by Editorial Staff
1w ago
Learn more about Mazdakism and Iran before the rise of Mazdak Mazdakism or the religion of Mazdak is considered a social movement based on Zoroastrian teachings and social concepts. This religious socialist movement took place during the reign of Kavad I, the 20th monarch of the Sassanid Empire. According to some other scholars, the Mazdak movement was a demagogic revolution that spread among the masses with the slogan of “establishing equality in ownership of property and real estate”. Here we examine the religion of Mazdak as one of the ancient Iranian religions. The Name “Mazdak” in Ancient ..read more
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Gholam Hossein Darvish Khan: A Prominent Iranian Artist
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by Editorial Staff
1w ago
Gholam Hossein Darvish Khan, an innovator in the history of Iranian traditional music Gholam Hossein “Darvish Khan” was a master of the Tar and Setar instruments and an influential art figure in the late Qajar period. He tutored many students who would shape the 20th century, such as Ali-Naghi Vaziri. He is credited for establishing the Introduction section in Iranian traditional music. Gholam Hossein Darvish Khan Biography Darvish Khan was born in Tehran in 1872. His father was Haji Bashir from the Zidasht village in Taleqan, and his mother was a Turkmen woman from the Teke tribe. His father ..read more
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Mithraism in the History of Iranian Religions
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by Editorial Staff
2w ago
What do you know about Mithraism in Iran? “Mithraism” or “Mithra Worship” is one of the ancient Iranian religions, which is centered around the worship of the god “Mehr” or “Mithra”. Before Zoroastrianism and until the end of the Sassanid period, Mithra was worshiped by the ancient Iranians as the deity of covenant, war, and light. The historical artifacts from these periods show that the ancient practice of Mithraism was common in Iran before the religion of Zoroastrianism. What is Mithraism? The ritual of Mithra worship, known among ancient Romans as “the Cult of Mithra” or “Mithraic Mysteri ..read more
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Ali-Naghi Vaziri: An Outstanding Iranian Artist Who Inspired Other Musicians
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by Editorial Staff
2w ago
Ali-Naghi Vaziri was a prominent Qajar musician and master of Iranian traditional music Ali-Naqi Vaziri, also known as Colonel, was a 20th-century Iranian composer and thinker considered a revolutionary icon in the history of Traditional Persian Music. He is one of the most influential figures in bringing Western music theory to Iran and founded the Academy of Music of Iran. Biography of Ali-Naghi Vaziri Vaziri was born in Tehran on October 1, 1886, to Musa Khan Vaziri, the Brigadier General of the Persian Cossack Brigade, and Bibi Khanoom Astarabadi, one of the prominent leaders of the Irania ..read more
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Indo-Iranian Languages in Asia; History and Development
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by Editorial Staff
2w ago
The two main branches of Indo-Iranian languages: Indo-Aryan and Iranian languages The Indo-Iranian languages are a sub-branch of the larger Indo-European linguistic group. This group includes over 1.5 billion speakers worldwide who mostly reside in southwest and south Asia. Also known as Indo-Aryan languages, the core elements from this linguistic branch in historical texts suggest it dates back to the early second millennium BCE. Therefore, the origins of the Indo-Iranian language family are closely intertwined with the history of Iranian Languages. The Indo-Iranian linguistic family is consi ..read more
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Best Choices for You During Iran Summer Holidays
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by Editorial Staff
3w ago
A view of Masal during the summer Iran summer holidays are perfect for domestic and foreign travelers to escape the heat and see the top Iranian tourist attractions. Many regions in Iran offer pleasant weather conditions and candid historical and natural attractions. We will introduce the best travel destinations for a summer holiday in Iran in this post. If you want to easily visit these tourist attractions with expert guides, we recommend booking Iran tour packages. Cool Summer Holiday Destinations in Northern Iran Northern Iran is known for its lush forest, mountain regions, and the Caspian ..read more
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Western Iranian Languages, Development of the Persian Language
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by Editorial Staff
1M ago
A map of the geographical distribution of Western Iranian languages Western Iranian languages are a linguistic group from the family of Iranian languages. This classification was attested as early as the 6th century BCE and features distinct linguistic elements that set it apart from Eastern Iranian languages which we will describe later in this blog post. This is not a purely geographical classification, as Western Iranian languages are spoken in the eastern regions of the Iranian plateau. However, most of these linguistic branches are common in the western regions. The historical classificat ..read more
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