by michaelasanda *, travel at home on Mar 25, 2012
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YOU CAN WATCH THIS PRESENTATION IN MUSIC HERE (You have a link on the first slide): http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/michaelasanda-1370401-kashan/ ...
YOU CAN WATCH THIS PRESENTATION IN MUSIC HERE (You have a link on the first slide): http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/michaelasanda-1370401-kashan/
By some accounts - though not all - Kashan was the origin of the three wise men that followed the star that guided them to Bethlehem to witness the nativity of Jesus, as recounted in the Bible.
Kashan, a city of roses, the mecca of pottery. A large green oasis in the middle of all this ocean desert, known for centuries by nomads, as evidenced by the Sialk Tepe , an archaeological site which was largely stripped by future major museums of the West.
Today, there are only a few objects on the two hills on the periphery. Now relegated to the provincial metropolis, the city had its heyday in the Middle Ages : the Seljuk Sultan Malik Shah 1 st there built in XI th century fortress, still proudly in place a thousand years later, despite the earthquake that shook the end of the XVIII th century many buildings.
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