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by Mihaela Noroc on a journey to show the world the infinite beauty of people. Atlas Of Beauty / Shiraz, IRAN

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Arshad Khan (Pakistani Persian), Tea Seller of Islamabad (Potrait; Pakistan, Sind) -Jiah Ali (Photographer) #People #Human #Man #Photography

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In 3500BC, the city of Susa, in what is today Iran, housed about eight thousand people. The city was built between two rivers for protection water access. Susa survived thousands of years, becoming an important center of the Babylonian Empire. It was from here, according to the Bible, that Esther married the Persian emperor saved her people from a plotted genocide. According to the Iliad, the city was founded by Memnon, who later died defending Troy from Greek attack in the Trojan War.

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Ottoman from Trebizond, wearing a large kama sword and holding a rifle. From:Les costumes populaires de la Turquie en 1873, 74 photographic plates by Pascal Sebah, published by the Imperial Ottoman Commission for the "Exposition Universelle" of Vienna in 1873.

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Bourgeois of Hudeïda / Hodeïda, Ottoman Yemen, holding a matchlock musket. From:Les costumes populaires de la Turquie en 1873, 74 photographic plates by Pascal Sebah, published by the Imperial Ottoman Commission for the "Exposition Universelle" of Vienna in 1873.

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