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The Rise and Fall of the Sassanid Empire

See the rise and fall of the Sassanid Empire, one of the most important Persian empires.

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Since the 1st century BC, the Romans and Parthians had waged a number of wars that lasted for the centuries. In fact these military campaigns outlasted the e...

The Sassanid Empire

The Sasanian Empire is the second largest Persian Empire which reigned Iran from 224 to 651 CE. The Sasanian dynasty was founded by Ardashir I after defeatin...

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In English- Sassanid - Ancient Persians - Art and Technology Part VI Audio Overlay

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The Byzantine Sassanid War of 602-628

A visual history lesson of the largest conflict between these two ancient powers of the Eastern Mediterranean world, this video will seek to explain the war ...

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Scheherazade and Sassanid Throwback

Homeschool students sing a song about the Sassanid Empire, but first a homeschooler plays a theme from Rimsky Korsakov's Scheherazade suite on the violin.

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The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:57:52 -0700

UNTIL they fell victim to the Islamist advance across northern Iraq, few in the West knew much about the Yazidis, practitioners of an ancient, secretive religion which reveres the Peacock Angel as the chief among seven angels to whom God has entrusted ...

The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:15:00 -0700

Half of Dezful's old quarters, which housed monuments from the Sassanid, Saljuq and Qajar periods, were leveled to the ground. At the start of the war, the artist recalls, Iraq would target the city at 10am, 3pm and 5pm daily. During those years, the ...

Asharq Alawsat English

Asharq Alawsat English
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:15:00 -0700

The term “Yazidi” appeared in ancient civilizations such as the Sassanid civilization, when the Yazdani religion, as it was known at the time, was one of the empire's official religions, alongside other old Kurdish religions, such as the Yarsanid ...

Washington Times

Washington Times
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 17:09:06 -0700

The dhimmi system and the jizya requirements were not universally applied in historic Muslim states and, in fact, they were adopted from the Sassanid (Persian) Empire that predated Islam. These practices were common in medieval caliphates and the ...
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 16:15:00 -0700

From Sassanid Persian rule to rule under the Umayyads, Abbassid, Hamdanid dynasty, Seljuks, Persian Safawids and the Ottoman Empire, Christian and religious minorities have largely preserved their faith and communities. Baghdad did little to offer the ...

Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily News
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:00:43 -0700

From the descriptions of the symptoms, it was quite clearly bubonic plague. The disease spread through the Eastern Roman Empire, east into the Sassanid Empire and to ports along the Mediterranean. One contemporary estimate was that 100 million people ...

Business Insider

Business Insider
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:28:06 -0700

Ever since Getty photographer John Moore visited Iran 10 years ago to cover parliamentary elections in Tehran, he's had an itch to experience the country behind the headlines. He finally got his chance this past June when he was approved to tour the ...


Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:38:55 -0700

''IranShahr or IranShatr''- Were the middle Persian words used by Iranians to describe the common ancestral and culturally united sense of proto-nationhood that existed among the various tribes of the Iranian plateau and beyond during the Sassanid dynasty.

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