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Persepolis Rec Iso Toit Tach Chipiez - Achaemenid architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Persepolis Rec Iso Toit Tach Chipiez - Achaemenid architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ahura Mazda, supreme god in ancient Iranian religion, especially in the religious system of the Iranian prophet Zoroaster (7th century–6th century bc) #Persia #Mythology #Ormazd

Ahura Mazda, supreme god in ancient Iranian religion, especially in the religious system of the Iranian prophet Zoroaster (7th century–6th century bc) #Persia #Mythology #Ormazd

A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP  CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.  With voluted nozzle, incised grape bunch between volutes, a crouching mouse on top of lamp, with erect ears, the fur incised, the tail curled to form ring handle  4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long

A ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. With voluted nozzle, incised grape bunch between volutes, a crouching mouse on top of lamp, with erect ears, the fur incised, the tail curled to form ring handle 4½ in. (11.4 cm.) long

Anunnaki or “Those who from heaven came to earth” (i.e. ancient aliens originating from the planet Rigel in the Orion constellation) said to have traveled on a massive battleship planet…

The Anunnaki

Anunnaki or “Those who from heaven came to earth” (i.e. ancient aliens originating from the planet Rigel in the Orion constellation) said to have traveled on a massive battleship planet…

bronze bull Achaemenid Persian. Arabic "Dhul-Qarnayn" (Arabic: ذو القرنين‎, ḏū al-qarnayni) literally translates to "possessor of the two horns". The suggestion that Dhul-Qarnayn is Cyrus the Great is supported by some of the Quranic commentaries, Islamic scholars Allameh Tehrani, Syed Ahmed Khan, Abul Kalam Azad and Dr. Baha-ed-Din Khorramshahi. Mohammad Ebrahim Bastani Parizi the historian believe that Dhul-Qarnayn was Cyrus the Great, the King and founder of Achaemenid empire.

bronze bull Achaemenid Persian. Arabic "Dhul-Qarnayn" (Arabic: ذو القرنين‎, ḏū al-qarnayni) literally translates to "possessor of the two horns". The suggestion that Dhul-Qarnayn is Cyrus the Great is supported by some of the Quranic commentaries, Islamic scholars Allameh Tehrani, Syed Ahmed Khan, Abul Kalam Azad and Dr. Baha-ed-Din Khorramshahi. Mohammad Ebrahim Bastani Parizi the historian believe that Dhul-Qarnayn was Cyrus the Great, the King and founder of Achaemenid empire.

This handle shows the Canaanite god El subduing  two lions,Found in Gebel  el Arak in Egypt Date  3300-3200 BC  Hitite culture,Anatolia Louvre Museum

This handle shows the Canaanite god El subduing two lions,Found in Gebel el Arak in Egypt Date 3300-3200 BC Hitite culture,Anatolia Louvre Museum

A windcatcher and qanat used for cooling.  I would like to know if humidity is a problem -- i.e. Does would the cold air be humid enough to cause problems in a basement or house?

A windcatcher and qanat used for cooling. I would like to know if humidity is a problem -- i.e. Does would the cold air be humid enough to cause problems in a basement or house?

Persepolis. For centuries, this was the world's capital. Unlike the depictions you may have seen in some crappy movies, the Persian empire was not a theocratic dystopia but an advanced and cultured Indo-European civilization, and frankly an infinitely more enlightened successor to the Assyrians. Here is the palace.

Persepolis. For centuries, this was the world's capital. Unlike the depictions you may have seen in some crappy movies, the Persian empire was not a theocratic dystopia but an advanced and cultured Indo-European civilization, and frankly an infinitely more enlightened successor to the Assyrians. Here is the palace.

Achaemenids (Naqsh-e Rustam) - Tomb of  Xerxes I (c. 486-465 BC), at Naqsh-e Rustam, Bishapur near Persepolis, 465 BC or befor? , iran.

Achaemenids (Naqsh-e Rustam) - Tomb of Xerxes I (c. 486-465 BC), at Naqsh-e Rustam, Bishapur near Persepolis, 465 BC or befor? , iran.

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