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The Soul Staff By Nerses Margaryan
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A slight glimpse at the history of Ancient Persia with a hint of fiction.
The Greeks and the Persians: the first history By Herodotus
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Reputed as the 'father of history', the first historian, Herodotus gives a gripping account of the mysteries of ancient Egypt, the incredible riches of Persia, the pontoon over the Bosphorus, the... More > stunning naval tactics of the outnumbered Greeks, the first marathon run, and the amazing sacrifice of the Spartans in the ravine of Thermopylae. Not to be missed.One of the distinguished new Callender History series.< Less
Travels into Bokhara By Alexander Burnes
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Sir Alexander Burnes(1805 - 1841) was a British adventurer, spy and employee of the East India Company. Burnes kept a lively, detailed record of his trail-blazing journey across Afghanistan,... More > Uzbekistan, the Indian sub-continent and beyond which he later published in three volumes to great acclaim, entitled 'Travels into Bokhara - A Voyage up the Indus to Lahore and a Journey to Cabool, Tartary & Persia.'< Less
The Garden of Bright Waters - 120 Asiatic Love Poems & Black Marigolds By Edward Powys Mathers
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120 Love Poems written between the late 6th century and the early 20th from 25 countries Afganistan to Turkey and many others such as China, Arabia and Persia. Bilhana Kavi was an 11th Century... More > Kashmiri poet. He is known for his love poem, the Chauraspanchasika The legend goes that he fell in love with the daughter of King Madanabhirama, Princess Yaminipurnatilaka, and had a secretive love affair. They were discovered, and Bilhana was thrown into prison. While awaiting judgement, he wrote the Chauraspanchasika, a fifty stanza love poem, not knowing whether he would be sent into exile or die on the gallows. It is unknown what fate Bilhana encountered. Nevertheless, his delightful poem was transmitted orally around India.< Less
The Garden of Bright Waters - 120 Asiatic Love Poems & Black Marigolds By Edward Powys Mathers
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120 Love Poems written between the late 6th century and the early 20th from 25 countries Afganistan to Turkey and many others such as China, Arabia and Persia. Bilhana Kavi was an 11th Century... More > Kashmiri poet. He is known for his love poem, the Chauraspanchasika The legend goes that he fell in love with the daughter of King Madanabhirama, Princess Yaminipurnatilaka, and had a secretive love affair. They were discovered, and Bilhana was thrown into prison. While awaiting judgement, he wrote the Chauraspanchasika, a fifty stanza love poem, not knowing whether he would be sent into exile or die on the gallows. It is unknown what fate Bilhana encountered. Nevertheless, his delightful poem was transmitted orally around India.< Less
Persian Perils By Barry Anderson
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An American’s personal accounts of events in 1978 and 1979 leading up to the Iranian revolution and the fall of the Shah of Iran. Chapters cover evacuation, sightseeing, food & culture and... More > the political chaos during this turbulent period in the Middle East and, specifically, Iran. From the tension at Mehrabad Airport during the desperate evacuation; to the smells and tastes of the kabobs, breads, fruits and desserts on the city streets; to the awe and majesty of Percepolis and Shriaz; to visits to the morgue and jails of Tehran; reading this book will make the reader feel like they are there. A copy of the death threat tacked on the author’s door brings home the tension and stress the American expatriates were experiencing. The book has many pictures taken by the author during his assignment in Tehran. Through the author’s experiences, some humorous and others frightening, the reader will develop a better understanding regarding the great divide between Iran and America that exists even today.< Less
Persian Perils By Barry Anderson
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An American’s personal accounts of events in 1978 and 1979 leading up to the Iranian revolution and the fall of the Shah of Iran. Chapters cover evacuation, sightseeing, food & culture and... More > the political chaos during this turbulent period in the Middle East and, specifically, Iran. From the tension at Mehrabad Airport during the desperate evacuation; to the smells and tastes of the kabobs, breads, fruits and desserts on the city streets; to the awe and majesty of Percepolis and Shriaz; to visits to the morgue and jails of Tehran; reading this book will make the reader feel like they are there. A copy of the death threat tacked on the author’s door brings home the tension and stress the American expatriates were experiencing. The book has many pictures taken by the author during his assignment in Tehran. Through the author’s experiences, some humorous and others frightening, the reader will develop a better understanding regarding the great divide between Iran and America that exists even today.< Less
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Esther By Multiple
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Georg Friedrich Händel’s Masque and Oratorio, Esther, in two versions
Coming Down Again By Joobin Bekhrad
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One seemingly endless summer in Tehran, Asha, a brokenhearted schoolboy on sleepy Cypress Lane, finds himself with nothing to do. Nothing, that is, except daydream about escaping to London to become... More > a rock and roll star, wait for Keith Richards and the Stones to come on the television, let his imagination run amok in his mum’s closet, and pine away in vain for Arezu, the pretty girl upstairs who’s hit it off with a classmate of his. Down and out in the manic, bustling Iranian capital, Asha only finds solace in Ghermezi, his battered cherry-red guitar, the pin-ups on his bedroom wall, and his dreams. Though he longs to leave Tehran, in which he sees no place or future for himself, he also holds in his heart a special love and affection for the only city he’s ever known.< Less

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