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Persia by a Persian

Isaac Adams

Persia by a Persian

being personal experiences, manners, customs, habits, religious and social life in Persia

by Isaac Adams

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Published by E. Stock in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iran -- Social life and customs.,
  • Iran -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Isaac Adams.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination536 p. :
    Number of Pages536
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16619155M

      benoitb / Getty Images "Persia" was the official name of Iran in the Western world prior to when the country and vast surrounding lands were known as Persia (derived from the ancient kingdom of Parsa and the Persian empire). However, Persian people within their country have long called it Iran (often spelled Eran). In , the name Iran came into existence internationally and The . “A classic cookbook made even better Gorgeous expanded edition.” The Los Angles Times on Food of Life "Best Wine History Book for "; Gourmand Prize for From Persia to Napa: Wine at the Persian Table "Much more than just a recipe collection, this compendium of customs and cookery about a holiday rarely covered in books for youth will be of great value.".

    Just as the Shahnameh represents the most celebrated example of Persian epic poetry, Rumi’s Mas̲navī is exceptional in the didactic Sufi tradition of Persian poetry. Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī (–), often referred to by his honorary name Mawlana (Mevlana), was born in Balkh province (present-day Afghanistan) and over the course of his life lived in Nishapur, Baghdad, Damascus, and. The history of Iran, which was commonly known until the midth century as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also to an extent known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia, the Bosphorus, and Egypt in the west to the borders of Ancient India and the Syr Darya in the east, and from the Caucasus and the Eurasian Steppe in the north to.

    The development of metaphysics in Persia a contribution to the history of Muslim philosophy This edition published in by Sang-e-Meel publications in Lahore. Buy Persia by a Persian: Being Personal Experiences, Manners, Customs, Habits, Religious and Social Life in Persia by Isaac Adams online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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Persia by a Persian: Personal Experiences, Manners, Customs, Habits, Religious and Social Life in Persia (Classic Reprint) Paperback – J by Isaac Adams (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions.1/5(1). What the book does is Give Ancient Iran (Persia) a voice through native sources as much as possible.

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' 'The Book of Kings'') is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. and CE and is the national epic of Greater Iran.

Consisting of s " distichs " or couplets (two-line verses), the Shahnameh is one of the world's longest epic poems. Following his election to Parliament, George Nathaniel Curzon (–) embarked on extensive travels and research in Asia, spending several months in Persia in – Later viceroy of India, Curzon believed that growing Russian influence in Asia threatened Britain's interests, and that Persia was an important buffer state.

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