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Persian Miniature Tile-Painting of a Garden Scene
Image by Nathalie Choubineh

Persian Miniature Tile-Painting of a Garden Scene

Persian miniature painting on a tile, earthenware under coloured glazes, probably from Isfahan, 17th century CE. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The so-called 'garden scenes' are among the most typical settings in the Persian literary...
Greco-Persian Wars
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Greco-Persian Wars

The Greco-Persian Wars or Persian Wars were a series of battles in the 5th century BCE between Greece and Persia. This series of wars consisted of some famous battles; Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis and Plataea which resulted in a Greek victory...
Persian Archers
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Persian Archers

Persian Archers at Darius' palace at Susa. Exhibited in Pergamon Museum / Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin.
Achaemenid Persian Market Scene
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Achaemenid Persian Market Scene

Artist's impression of what a market scene may have looked like in the Achaemenid Persian empire. A ziggurat constructed prior to the Achaemenid period is visible in the background. Created by Amplitude Studios for the video game Humankind.
Dying Persian
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Dying Persian

A marble head depicting a dying Persian. 2nd century CE Roman copy of a Greek 3rd century BCE original. From the Domus Tiberiana, Rome. (Forum Museum, Rome)
Persian Tiles Showing Iris Plants
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Persian Tiles Showing Iris Plants

Two Persian painted tiles showing Iris plants. c. 1660-70. Painted and glazed terracotta, from an arched wall panel. Isfahan, Iran. (Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Canada)
Persian Scholars
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Persian Scholars

Persian Scholar Pavilion, including statues of Avicenna (Ibn Sina) and Biruni, in Vienna International Centre donated by Iran.
Anthology of Persian Poetry
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Anthology of Persian Poetry

Anthology of Persian Poetry with the poems of Hafez Shiraz Folios 33r-32v Iran, 17th century CE
Persian & Armenian Battle Scene
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Persian & Armenian Battle Scene

Although this manuscript edition of the "History of Vardan and the Armenian War" was finished in 1569 CE, this illustration shows a battle between the Armenians and the Persians in the 5th century CE. Take special note of the Persian elephants...
Persia & Persian Art at the Louvre
Video by Mahmood Hamidi

Persia & Persian Art at the Louvre

Persian art at the Louvre Museum, Paris, France. There are art pieces from the Royal Palace in Susa from the Achaemenids, the Persian Empire founded by Cyrus the Great (d. 530 BCE). King Darius the Great (r. 522-486 BCE), built one of...
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