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Iran (Archaic Signet Of Civilisation)

  1. 1. IRAN Archaic Signet of Civilisation
  2. 2. DISCLAIMER This presentation does not follow any political interests, and is solely for cultural and social purposes. Any abuse and/or misuse of this presentation for any political purposes is strictly prohibited. This presentation was made possible by the efforts of several Iranian students in the United States of America.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Contents </li></ul><ul><li>General Information </li></ul><ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Scenery </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Social Life of Iranians </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Iran before 1979 Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Iran after 1979 Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Art and Iranians </li></ul><ul><li>Famous Iranians </li></ul><ul><li>Iranians in USA </li></ul><ul><li>Persian Words in English Language </li></ul>
  4. 4. General Information
  5. 5. General Information Europe Africa Asia Middle East
  6. 6. General Information Middle East is an area which covers parts of west Asia and North East Africa
  7. 7. General Information Persian Gulf Caspian Sea
  8. 8. General Information Ancient Name: Perse, Pars, Persia (Until 1935) Persians (Parsians) Conventional Name: Iran (After 1935) Iranians Type of Government: Republic (Islamic Republic) Conventional Long Full Name: Islamic Republic of Iran Reference: CIA Facebook
  9. 9. General Information Iran’s Flag Reference: CIA Facebook
  10. 10. General Information Iranian Bank Notes
  11. 11. General Information Race Background: Aria (Arya) Area: 1.648 million sq km (Slightly Larger than Alaska) Arable Area: about 10 % Population: 68,688,433 (July 2006 est.) Religion: Shi'a Muslim 89%, Sunni Muslim 9%, Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i 2% Literacy (age 15 and over can read and write): more than 80% Reference: CIA Facebook Wikipedia.org
  12. 12. General Information Capital: Tehran Calendar: Persian Calendar This year: 1386 A Solar Calendar which is more Accurate than Gregorian Clanedar Persian New Year: 21 st March Official Language: Farsi (Persian) Reference: CIA Facebook wikipedia.com
  13. 13. General Information Semi Arid Mountains Forests Arid
  14. 14. Brief History
  15. 15. History Zoroaster, Iranian Prophet (1200 B.C.) Reference: Wikipedia.org
  16. 16. History Achaemenian Empires (3200 BCE – 330 BCE) Reference: Wikipedia.org Mediterranean Sea Black Sea
  17. 17. History Achaemenian Empires (3200 BCE – 330 BCE) Darius, the Great Old Testament, Ezra Chapter 6 Darius finds the decree of Cyrus in the archives of Achmetha (Hamadan), and directs Tatnai not to disturb the Jews in their work. He also exempts them from tribute, and supplies everything necessary for the offerings. The Temple is finished in the month of Adar, in the sixth year of Darius, and is dedicated with great solemnity. Cyrus, the Great Old Testament, Ezra Chapter 1 Cyrus king of Persia released God's people from their captivity, with license to return and build the temple in Jerusalem: and restored the holy vessels which Nabuchodonosor had taken from them. Reference: Wikipedia.org
  18. 18. History All Nations Gate, Statue of Xerxes the Great, Persepolis, Achaemenian Capital Reference: bia2.com dreamview.net
  19. 19. History Persepolis, Achaemenian Capital Reference: bia2.com
  20. 20. History Apadana, Achaemenian Kings Monument Reference: bia2.com
  21. 21. History Pasargad, Monument of Cyrus the Great Reference: dreamview.net
  22. 22. History Persepolis, Achaemenian Soldiers Reference: bia2.com
  23. 23. History The First Human Rights Document Ever Made by Darius I King of Persia, Achaemenian Era Reference: Wikipedia.org
  24. 24. History The first credible claim for the development of a real postal system comes from Persia , A Post Station (Chaparkhane), Achaemenian Era Reference: wikipedia.org
  25. 25. History The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD) Reference: wikipedia.org Mediterranean Sea Black Sea Indian Ocean
  26. 26. History Shapur, King of Persia, The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD) Reference: wikipedia.org
  27. 27. History Ctesiphopn, Sassanid Palace, Now in Iraq Reference: atlastours.net
  28. 28. History Reference: wikipedia.org Sassanid Dynasty invented Bank system. During the third century AD, banks in Persia and other territories in the Persian empire under Sassanid Empire issued letters of credit known as Sakks and is the root of the word cheque.
  29. 29. History Rhazes, 865 A.D., Chemist and Physician Discovered Sulfuric Acid and Alcohol Reference: wikipedia.org Khwarizmi , 800 A.D., Persian mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and geographer, Inventor of Algorithm
  30. 30. History Avicennia, 980 A.D., Physician and Philosopher Author of The Book of Healing and The Canon of Medicine which was for seven centuries the standard medical text in European universities Reference: wikipedia.org
  31. 31. History Safavid Dynasty, Ruled from 1501 to 1736 A.D. Reference: wikipedia.org
  32. 32. History A Safavid King Reference: wikipedia.org
  33. 33. History A Safavid Palace, Isfahan
  34. 34. History Interior Design in a Safavid Palace Reference: wikipedia.org
  35. 35. History Qajar dynasty, Ruled from 1781 to 1925 B.C Reference: wikipedia.org
  36. 36. History Qajar Kings Reference: wikipedia.org
  37. 37. History Amir Kabir, Qajar Prime Minister Established the First Modern University in Iran in 1880s Reference: wikipedia.org
  38. 38. History Reza Shah (King Reza), 1924-1941 Reference: wikipedia.org Mohammad Reza Shah, 1941-1979 Pahlavi Dynasty
  39. 39. History King Mohammad Reza and Emress Reference: wikipedia.org King is crowning the Emress Pahlavi Dynasty
  40. 40. History Reference: www.parstimes.com/history/shah_us/ Shah and President Lyndon, 1968 Shah and President Kennedy, 1962 President Eisenhower Visits Iran, 1959 Shah and President Truman, 1949
  41. 41. History Shah and President Carter, 1977 President Nixon Visits Iran, 1972 Reference: www.parstimes.com/history/shah_us/ Shah and President Ford, 1975 Shah and President Nixon, 1973
  42. 42. History Iranian Revolution, 1979 Reference: wikipedia.org
  43. 43. History Ayatollah Khomeini Iranian Revolution Leader, 1979 Reference: wikipedia.org
  44. 44. History On 22 September 1980 Iraq invaded Iran and this war lasted from September 1980 to August 1988 and about a million Iranians killed or wounded. On 9 December 1991, the UN Secretary-General declared Iraq as invader and the war ended. Reference: wikipedia.org
  45. 45. Natural Scenery
  46. 46. Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net
  47. 47. Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net
  48. 48. Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net Fars News Agency
  49. 49. Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net
  50. 50. Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net
  51. 51. Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net
  52. 52. Natural Scenery Reference: dreamview.net
  53. 53. Tourism Attractions
  54. 54. Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net Chehel sotun, Esfahan Imam Square, Esfahan
  55. 55. Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net shirazcity.org A mosque, Esfahan Eram Garden, Shiraz
  56. 56. Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net Interior Design of mosques
  57. 57. Tourism Attractions Naqsh Jahan Square, Esfahan
  58. 58. Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net Ahwaz Bridge, Ahwaz Alisadr Cave, Hamedan An Ancient Chruch, Isfahan Eel Goli, Tabriz
  59. 59. Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net gettyiamges.com Ali Qapu, Esfahan Ferdowsi Monument, Mashad Sioseh Pol(33 Bridges), Esfahan Khajoo Bridge Esfahan
  60. 60. Tourism Attractions Reference: dreamview.net flicker.com Hafez Monument, Shiraz Namak Abrood resort, Northern Iran
  61. 61. Tourism Attractions Reference: wildrussia.spb.ru Imam Reza holly shrine (All made of gold and silver), Mashad
  62. 62. Tourism Attractions Reference: CHN Photo Agency Kalut, the Biggest Cloddish Town of the World
  63. 63. Tourism Attractions Reference: mandalay.pl tourism.chn.ir Iranian Cappadocia: Kandovan
  64. 64. Tourism Attractions Reference: iranchamber.com flicker.com Salt Lake, Uromieh Salt Lake, Uromieh
  65. 65. Tourism Attractions Reference: flicker.com Qeshm Island
  66. 66. Tourism Attractions Reference: flicker.com Dolphin Park, Kish Island
  67. 67. Tourism Attractions Reference: floweroftheeast.com The second 7 star hotel of the world Flower of the east Kish Island
  68. 68. Tourism Attractions Reference: kishtpc.com Underground Town of Kariz, Kish Island
  69. 69. Tehran Capital of Iran
  70. 70. Tehran Reference: dreamview.com flicker.com
  71. 71. Tehran Reference: dreamview.com
  72. 72. Tehran Reference: flicker.com
  73. 73. Tehran Reference: flicker.com bia2.com
  74. 74. Tehran Reference: flicker.com
  75. 75. Tehran Reference: flicker.com
  76. 76. Tehran Reference: flicker.com
  77. 77. Tehran Reference: flicker.com
  78. 78. Tehran Reference: worldisround.com Samand, Iran made Car
  79. 79. Tehran Reference: worldisround.com Azadi Soccer Stadium Capacity 100,000, Tehran
  80. 80. Tehran Reference: tehranmetro.com Subway Stations in Tehran
  81. 81. Social Life of Iranians
  82. 82. Before 1979 revolution
  83. 83. Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Students, Tehran University Iranian students at Berkeley University 1970
  84. 84. Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Reference: iranian.com Iranian Singers and Actresses
  85. 85. Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Reference: iranian.com Iranian Women Army Iranian Women Police
  86. 86. after 1979 revolution
  87. 87. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Youth
  88. 88. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Youth Participating in Presidential Polls Break Dance in the Street
  89. 89. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Fans of a Presidential Candidate Soccer Fans Iranian Youth
  90. 90. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Youth Soccer Fans
  91. 91. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Traffic Police
  92. 92. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Fashions
  93. 93. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: Associated Press Fars News Agency Iranian Women Soccer Players Iranian Women Rugby Players
  94. 94. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Wrestling Team Top Three of the World Iranian Soccer Team Top 20 of the World Reference: ipna.ir
  95. 95. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Soccer Fans in World Cup 2006
  96. 96. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Women Ice Skaters and Inline Skaters
  97. 97. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Women Polo Players Iranian Women Golf Players
  98. 98. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Iranian Women Car Racers
  99. 99. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Tehran Symphonic Orchestra
  100. 100. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Persian New Year, 21 st of March
  101. 101. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Reference: worldisround.com Last Wednesday of the Year Chahrshanbe Soori Fireworks, Dance and Jump over Fire
  102. 102. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Ski Resorts, Tehran
  103. 103. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian People Sympathetic with American People after September 11 Teharn
  104. 104. ART and Iranians
  105. 105. Art and Iranians Reference: iranonline.com Iranian Miniature
  106. 106. Art and Iranians Reference: manhattanrugs.com Hand-knotted Persian Silk/wool Rug
  107. 107. Art and Iranians Reference: manhattanrugs.com Blue Tile Works
  108. 108. Art and Iranians Reference: salamiran.org Handicraft Copper Works
  109. 109. Famous Iranians
  110. 110. Famous Iranians Christiane Amanpour Chief International Correspondent for the CNN Reference: wikipedia.org Anousheh Ansari First Female Private Space Tourism Dr. Ghasem Asrar Associate Administrator for Earth Science of NASA Bijan Davari IBM Fellow and Vice President
  111. 111. Famous Iranians Hossein Eslambolchi Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer of AT&T Reference: wikipedia.org Prof. Mohammad Jamshidi A Member of the Advisory board of the NASA JPL's MARS Pathfinder Project Prof. Ali Javan Inventor of Gas Laser in 1960 Maria Khorsand President of Ericsson Company
  112. 112. Famous Iranians Omid Kordestani Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Field Operations of Google Reference: wikipedia.org Prof. Lotfi Zadeh Father of Fuzzy Logic Theorem, UC Berkley Professor Farzad Nazem Executive Vice President of Yahoo! Pierre M. Omidyar Founder and Chairman of the eBay
  113. 113. Famous Iranians Azadeh Tabazadeh Senior Research Scientist, Earth Science Division, NASA Reference: wikipedia.org Faryar Shirzad Former White House Deputy Assistant for International Economic Affairs to President George W. Bush Shirin Ebadi The First Iranian and the First Muslim Woman To Receive the Nobel Peace Prize Bijan Pakzad (Bijan) Designer of Menswear and Fragrances Owner of the most expensive store in the world in Beverly Hills, CA
  114. 114. Iranians is USA
  115. 115. Iranians in USA <ul><li>In 1990 about 1,100,000 Iranians have been living in USA. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1979, Iran has had the most student population abroad among all other countries and the most number of foreign students in US. </li></ul><ul><li>46% of Iranians in US have bachelor’s degree or higher. </li></ul>Reference: google.com
  116. 116. Iranians in USA <ul><li>It is estimated that about 800,000 Iranians live in California. </li></ul><ul><li>The most population of Iranians, about 600,000, live in Los Angeles which is called “Tehrangeles” (Tehran-Los Angeles). </li></ul><ul><li>Iranians live in Westwood district of L.A. Which is called “Little Persia” and is one of the most expensive districts of L.A. </li></ul>Reference: google.com wikipedia.org
  117. 117. Persian words in english language
  118. 118. Persian Words in English Language More than 500 Persian Words is estimated in English Language. of them are as follows: Algorithm (Khwarazmi) Beggar (bi-kaar) Bronze (birinj) Better (Behtar) Best (Beh ast) Candy (Ghandy) Caravan (kārawān) Cash (karsha) Caviar (khaviyar) Cheque(Check) (Chek) Chess (shah) Cow (Gav) Door (Darb) Guitar (Sitar) Far (Far) Further (Fartar) Reference: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_English_words_of_Persian_origin
  119. 119. Persian Words in English Language Jackal (shaghāl) Jasmine (yasmin) Khaki (khaki) Kebab (Kabab) Lemon (limoo) Lips (Lab) Magic (maguš) Orange (nāranj) Pajamas (pāë jāmah) Paradise (pairidaeza) Sandal (sandal) Sherry (Shiraz) Spinach (aspanakh) Sugar (shakar) Reference: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_English_words_of_Persian_origin
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