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Sealing Your Commitment To a Watch Prince of Persia: Christian Santamaria for GQ Style Russia - The custom of responding with a watch after having received the ring has been practiced since ancient times in countries like Mexico and Spain. High Fashion Men, Suit Fashion, New Fashion, Trendy Fashion, Fashion Trends, Russia Fashion, Fashion Guide, Fashion Editor, Male Fashion

Prince of Persia: Christian Santamaria for GQ Style Russia

Silk fashions and safari-inspired numbers come together for a new fashion editorial from GQ Style Russia. Fashion editor Vadim Galaganov connects with…

Dragons, Dragons, and more Dragons! A brief history of the Dragon [free dragon wallpaper] The Realistic Dragon Art of Howard David Johnson Welsh Dragon, Celtic Dragon, Celtic Art, Rei Arthur, King Arthur, Fire Dragon, Dragon Art, Fantasy Creatures, Mythical Creatures

King Arthur & the Knights of the Round Table; Paintings of the Arthurian legends by Howard David Johnson

King Arthur; Contemporary Art Gallery featuring Arthurian myths & King Arthur legends by Howard David Johnson.

Themistoclis the Victor of the Battle of Salamis Greece Greek History, Roman History, World History, Ancient History, Battle Of Plataea, Battle Of Salamis, Greco Persian Wars, Classical Greece, Early Middle Ages

Themistocles, the brain behind the effort to defeat the 2nd Invasions of Persians. Knew when to lie and what to tell the people.

For his bravery and virtue, Saint Shalva (13th cent Georgia) became governor of Akhaltsikh, which he had defended from the Turks. Years later, Persians captured the region. Prince Shalva refused to convert to Islam. He was dragged naked along the ground and fiercely beaten. Comatose and with multiple fractures, he was thrown into prison where he died. When Persians attacked another Georgian city (Tbilisi), 10,000 people refused to convert to Islam and were butchered. (Jun 17) Day Of Pentecost, Old Time Religion, Persian People, Georgie, Byzantine Icons, Icon Collection, Catholic Saints, Orthodox Icons, Religious Art

For his bravery and virtue, Saint Shalva (13th cent Georgia) became governor of Akhaltsikh, which he had defended from the Turks. Years later, Persians captured the region. Prince Shalva refused to convert to Islam. He was dragged naked along the ground and fiercely beaten. Comatose and with multiple fractures, he was thrown into prison where he died. When Persians attacked another Georgian city (Tbilisi), 10,000 people refused to convert to Islam and were butchered. (Jun 17)

Dubai is a modern city of wonders. Almost any talk, any article about Dubai starts with words of praise. No wonder as Dubai is home for the most expensive ho. The Places Youll Go, Places To Visit, Dubai Real Estate, Visit Dubai, Beautiful Places To Travel, Night City, Asia Travel, Landscape Photography, Exposure Photography

Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina. Upon completion, it is claimed to be the world's largest man-made marina. It is an artificial canal city, carved along a two mile (3 km) stretch of Persian Gulf shoreline. When the entire development is complete, it will accommodate more than 120,000 people in residential towers and villas. Dubai Marina was inspired by and designed to model the highly successful Concord Pacific Place development along False Creek in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

myancientworld: “ Achaemenid golden bowl with lion imagery. The Achaemenid Empire, also known as the First Persian Empire, was founded by Cyrus the Great in who overthrew the Median. Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, Art History, Vlad El Empalador, Perse Antique, Objets Antiques, Cyrus The Great, Achaemenid

21 Life Lessons From Nehemiah

There many people who are unfamiliar with the biblical figure Nehemiah. Yet, he was instrumental in the rebuilding and reestablishment of Jerusalem in the 5th century B.C. following the Babylonian exile. The book of Nehemiah, likely written between 445 and 420 B.C. is one of the history books of the Bible and continues the story of Israel’s return from the Babylonian captivity and the rebuilding of the temple of Israel. Nehemiah had a terrible problem almost 3,000 years ago. God’s people had…

Rumi – Rumi was a Sufi mystic and poet. Born near modern day Afghanistan, he settled in modern day Turkey. Rumi’s poetry speaks of the Divine romance between seeker and God. Poem About Death, Jalaluddin Rumi, Persian Poetry, Persian Culture, Turkish Art, Hafiz, Rumi Quotes, Spiritual Teachers, Finding True Love

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī ( A.K.A: Rumi to the English speaking world) : (1207-1273) was a 13th century Muslim poet, jurist, theologian and Sufi mystic. His works are written in the new Persian language and transcends ethnic and national borders. He is one of the most popular poets of all times. His peaceful and tolerant teachings appealing to people of all sects and creeds.

 Beneath the City Chambers on the Royal Mile lies Edinburgh’s deepest secret – a warren of hidden streets where real people lived, worked and died between the and the centuries. These underground closes and witness some of the dramatic e Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Underground Cities, England And Scotland, To Infinity And Beyond, Stonehenge, Scotland Travel, Scotland Trip

Derinkuyu Underground City is an ancient multi-level underground city of the Median Empire in theDerinkuyu district in Nevşehir Province, Turkey. Extending to a depth of approximately 60 m, it was large enough to shelter approximately 20,000 people together with their livestock and food stores. It is the largest excavated underground city in Turkey and is one of several underground complexes found acrossCappadocia.

Turkey tours if you fancy an historic vacation then check out the intriguing and mysterious ancient Underground city of Derinkuyu Ancient Mysteries, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Capadocia, Underground Cities, Ancient Buildings, Mystery Of History, Weird World

The Land of Underground Cities

The underground cities of Cappadociaare are considered to be the eighth wonder of the world.

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Achaemenid Empire - Wikipedia

Despite its success and rapid expansion, Achaemenid empire was not the first Iranian empire, as by sixth century BCE another group of ancient Iranic people had already established the Median Empire.[17] The Medes had originally been the dominant Iranic group in the region, rising to power at the end of the 7th century BC and incorporating the Persians into their empire. The Iranic peoples had arrived in the region circa 1000 BC[18] and had initially fallen under the domination of the…

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PersianEmpire.info History of the Persian Empires

History of ancient Persian Empires: Indo-European tribes and Elam,Median Empire,Achaemenid Empire,Seleucid Empire,Parthian Empire, Sassanid Empire with maps, photos and mp3 lectures

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PARADISE: During the Crucifixion, when Jesus said to the thief on the cross, "Today you will be with me in paradise", he was referring to heaven. But why did he call it paradise? The word 'paradise' comes from the Persian word 'pairidaeza' which means 'a walled park' or 'enclosed garden'. The word 'paradise' does not refer to "angels sitting on clouds and playing harps", but to a place where people bring their creativity to bear on managing, cultivating and presenting the garden.

From 1925 AD people of African Bantu descent were brought to parts of modern day Iran, Iraq and the Persian Gulf. Known as the Zanj--eastern African Bantu speaking groups familiar to Arab traders. Luke 8, Persian People, Ancient World History, The Bible Movie, State Of The Union, History Class, Baghdad, African Culture, Moorish

From 696- 1925 AD people of African Bantu descent were brought to parts of modern day Iran, Iraq and the Persian Gulf. Known as the Zanj--eastern African Bantu speaking groups familiar to Arab traders.

Gilan  During ancient Persian era, this area was a province known as Daylam (sometimes Daylaman, Dailam or Delam). The Daylam region corresponds to the modern region of Gīlān. It was the place of origin of the Buyid dynasty. The people of the province had a prominent position during the Sassanid dynasty, their presence extended to Mesopotamia. Persian People, Sassanid, Ancient Persian, The Province, Iranian, Homes, The Originals, Places, Modern

Gilan During ancient Persian era, this area was a province known as Daylam (sometimes Daylaman, Dailam or Delam). The Daylam region corresponds to the modern region of Gīlān. It was the place of origin of the Buyid dynasty. The people of the province had a prominent position during the Sassanid dynasty, their presence extended to Mesopotamia.