These illustrated Persian manuscripts depict the highs and lows of lov...
scroll.in21/02/2017 Arts
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forbes.com12/09/2016 History
By Sarah E. Bond , an Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Iowa. For more on ancient and medieval history, follow her @SarahEBond. Sep...»»»


The 5 Most Powerful Empires in History ...
scout.com07/09/2016 History
Akhilesh Pillalamarri Yesterday at 9:47 AM Of all the empires that arose and thrived on the face of this earth, which were the five most powerful? Thi...»»»


American tobacco heir invited the Brits to take them on at polo, the w...
dailytelegraph.com.au25/08/2016 History
*** An illustration of polo players from The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News in 1886. Troy Lennon, History editor, The Daily Telegraph August 2...»»»


The Silk Roads: A New History of the World – Book Review...
blogs.lse.ac.uk03/04/2016 Arts
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How the ‘Panchatantra’ travelled the world thanks to Persian and Arabi...
scroll.in27/09/2015 Arts
Few books have been narrated, written, re-written, translated and adapted as much as this collection of tales of wisdom. Anu Kumar In the year 570 CE...»»»


Iran Deal Is Shaping the Iraq War - Bloomberg View...
bloombergview.com20/08/2015 Politics
By Noah Feldman Iraq's prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, is taking severe steps to rid himself of his troublesome predecessor, Nuri al-Maliki. On the ...»»»


Ancient Persian Inscriptions Link a Babylonian King to the Man Who Bec...
ancient-origins.net04/05/2015 History
*** Featured image: ‘Buddha offers fruit to the devil’ from 14th century Persian manuscript ‘The Jāmiʿ al-tawārīkh’ (Compendium of Chronicles). (Imag...»»»


The 5 Most Powerful Empires in History | The National Interest...
nationalinterest.org22/02/2015 History
Akhilesh Pillalamarri February 22, 2015 Of all the empires that arose and thrived on the face of this earth, which were the five most powerful? And h...»»»


Darreh Shahr home to 16 ancient forts ...
en.mehrnews.com28/12/2014 History
Darreh Shahr home to 16 ancient forts DARREH SHAHR, Dec. 28 (MNA) – Darreh Shahr in Ilam Province is home to 16 historical forts, Director General of ...»»»



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