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Abbas the Great
- Biography of Abbas I, 16-17th century Shah of Persia, who was known for his great military and artistic achievements, but also for his tyranny.
- Archeological images.
FlyingFish - Salman Rushdie, British Petroleum (BP) and Iran
- Britain's current foreign policy towards Iran and Salman Rushdie's situation, history of BP's origins as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company; the 1953 BP/MI6/CIA-orchestrated coup of Iran's president Mussadiq, who was intent on reclaiming Iran's resources from the grip of foreign powers.
History and Language of Persia
- History, language, pictures and essays about Persia. Some information on Cyrus, Darius, Achaemenid, Sassanian and Zoroaster.
History of Ancient Iran
- Original texts about Ancient Iran (Persian Empire)
History of Iran
- Online book prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress.
History of the Christians In Iran
- Book by Zarin Behravesh Pakizegi.
Institute for Iranian Contemporary Historical Studies
- Historical research center based in Iran. Site features online photos and historical documents.
- (Encarta® Concise Encyclopedia Article)
Iran Photo Album
- Cultural and historical information about Iran and Persia through words, photos and sound.
Iran, History, Land and People
- A general overview of events and people in the region now part of Iran from the time of the Aryans to the present day.
Middle East and West Asia Chronology
- Includes an introduction to the Assyrian, Persian, Parthian, Sassanid and Islamic Empires.
Parthia: The Forgotten Empire
- Uses Parthian drachmas to illustrate and illuminate the history of the Partian Empire.
Parthian Empire - The History of Ancient Parthia
- Non-commercial, educational web site dedicated to the history and coins of ancient Parthia with sections on geography and resources. Includes a bibliography that exceeds 1,100 items directly concerned with Parthia.
- Repository of documents related to the 1953 coup d'etat in Iran.
Persia or Iran, a Brief History
- This section of Iransaga provides an insight into Persian history pre-twentieth century.
Savage Shahs of Persia
- Short biography of Nadir Shah Afshar (1688-1747), who was a very harsh and suspicious ruler and who blinded his own son.
The Assassins of Alamut
- Electronic book on the Assassins, a mediaeval heretical Iranian sect.
Timeline of Iranian History
- From Mage Publishing.
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