Iran Archaic Signet of Civilization


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Iran Archaic Signet of Civilization

  1. 1. IRAN Archaic Signet of Civilization
  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. Contents • • • • • • • • • • • General Information History Natural Scenery Tourism Social Life of Iranians Modern Iran before 1979 Revolution Iran after 1979 Revolution Art and Iranians Famous Iranians Iranians in USA Persian Words in English Language
  4. 4. General InformatIon
  5. 5. General Information Middle East Europe Asia Africa
  6. 6. General Information Middle East is an area which covers parts of west Asia and North East Africa
  7. 7. General Information Caspian Sea Persian Gulf
  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
  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: 77,176,93- (Feb 2013 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%
  12. 12. General Information Capital: Tehran Calendar: Persian Calendar This year: 1392 A Solar Calendar which is more Accurate than Gregorian Clanedar Persian New Year: 21st March Official Language: Farsi (Persian)
  13. 13. General Information Arid Semi Arid Mountains Forests
  14. 14. BrIef HIstory
  15. 15. History Zoroaster, Iranian Prophet (1200 B.C.) Reference:
  16. 16. History Black Sea Mediterranean Sea Achaemenian Empires (3200 BCE – 330 BCE) Reference:
  17. 17. History Cyrus, the Great Darius, 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. 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. Achaemenian Empires (3200 BCE – 330 BCE) Reference:
  18. 18. History All Nations Gate, Statue of Xerxes the Great, Persepolis, Achaemenian Capital
  19. 19. History Persepolis, Achaemenian Capital
  20. 20. History Apadana, Achaemenian Kings Monument
  21. 21. History Pasargad, Monument of Cyrus the Great
  22. 22. History Persepolis, Achaemenian Soldiers
  23. 23. History The First Human Rights Document Ever Made by Kourosh, King of Persia Achaemenian Era Reference:
  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:
  25. 25. History Black Sea Mediterranean Sea Indian Ocean The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD) Reference:
  26. 26. History Shapur, King of Persia, The Sassanian Empire (602-629 AD) Reference:
  27. 27. History Ctesiphopn, Sassanid Palace, Now in Iraq Reference:
  28. 28. History 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. Reference:
  29. 29. History Rhazes, 865 A.D., Chemist and Physician Discovered Sulfuric Acid and Alcohol Khwarizmi , 800 A.D., Persian mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and geographer, Inventor of Algorithm Reference:
  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:
  31. 31. History Safavid Dynasty, Ruled from 1501 to 1736 A.D. Reference:
  32. 32. History A Safavid King Reference:
  33. 33. History Ferdosi,A Famous Poet Reference:
  34. 34. History A Safavid Palace, Isfahan
  35. 35. History Interior Design in a Safavid Palace Reference:
  36. 36. History Qajar dynasty, Ruled from 1781 to 1925 B.C Reference:
  37. 37. History Qajar Kings Reference:
  38. 38. History Reza Shah (King Reza), 1924-1941 Mohammad Reza Shah, 1941-1979 Pahlavi Dynasty Reference:
  39. 39. History King Mohammad Reza and Emress King is crowning the Emress Pahlavi Dynasty Reference:
  40. 40. History Shah and President Truman, 1949 Shah and President Kennedy, 1962 President Eisenhower Visits Iran, 1959 Shah and President Lyndon, 1968 Reference:
  41. 41. History President Nixon Visits Iran, 1972 Shah and President Ford, 1975 Shah and President Nixon, 1973 Shah and President Carter, 1977 Reference:
  42. 42. History Iranian Revolution, 1979 Reference:
  43. 43. 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:
  44. 44. Social life of iranianS
  45. 45. Before 1979 revolution
  46. 46. Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Students, Tehran University Iranian students at Berkeley University 1970
  47. 47. Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Iranian Singers and Actresses Reference:
  48. 48. Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Iranian Women Police Iranian Women Army Reference:
  49. 49. Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Ski Resorts, Tehran
  50. 50. Social Life Before 1979 Revolution Tehran Symphonic Orchestra Reference:
  51. 51. Social Life Before 1979 evolution Persian New Year, 21st of March Reference:
  52. 52. after 1979 revolution
  53. 53. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Youth Reference:
  54. 54. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Youth Participating in Presidential Polls
  55. 55. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Ordinary People
  56. 56. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Fashions
  57. 57. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Women Soccer Players Iranian Women Rugby Players Reference: Associated Press Fars News Agency
  58. 58. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Wrestling Team Iranian Soccer Team
  59. 59. Iranian Soccer Team 2013
  60. 60. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian Women Ice Skaters Iranian Women Car Racers Reference:
  61. 61. Social Life after 1979 Revolution Iranian People Sympathetic with American People after September 11 Teharn
  62. 62. art and iranianS
  63. 63. Art and Iranians Iranian Miniature Reference:
  64. 64. Art and Iranians Hand-knotted Persian Silk/wool Rug Reference:
  65. 65. Art and Iranians Blue Tile Works Reference:
  66. 66. Art and Iranians Handicraft Copper Works Reference:
  67. 67. famouS iranianS
  68. 68. Famous Iranians Ezatolah Entezami The Best Actor in Iran Dr. M. Hosien Mandegar Heart Surgeon Dr. Jalali IT Professor Abbas Kiarostami The Famous Director Reference:
  69. 69. Famous Iranians Dr. Firouz Naderi Prof. Sadeghi Associate director of NASA’s Heart Surgeon Dr. Ehsan Yarshater Shoreh Aghdashloo Chief of Encyclopaedia Iranica The Famous Actor Reference:
  70. 70. Famous Iranians Christiane Amanpour Anousheh Ansari Chief International Correspondent for the CNN First Female Private Space Tourism Dr. Ghasem Asrar Bijan Davari Associate Administrator for Earth Science of NASA IBM Fellow and Vice President Reference:
  71. 71. Famous Iranians Hossein Eslambolchi Prof. Mohammad Jamshidi Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer of AT&T A Member of the Advisory board of the NASA JPL's MARS Pathfinder Project Prof. Ali Javan Inventor of Solid Laser in 1960 Maria Khorsand President of Ericsson Company Reference:
  72. 72. Famous Iranians Omid Kordestani Prof. Lotfi Zadeh Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Field Operations of Google Father of Fuzzy Logic Theorem, UC Berkley Professor Farzad Nazem Pierre M. Omidyar Executive Vice President of Yahoo! Founder and Chairman of the eBay Reference:
  73. 73. Famous Iranians Faryar Shirzad Azadeh Tabazadeh Senior Research Scientist, Earth Science Division, NASA Former White House Deputy Assistant for International Economic Affairs to President George W. Bush Shirin Ebadi Bijan Pakzad (Bijan) The First Iranian and the First Muslim Woman To Receive Designer of Menswear and Fragrances the Nobel Peace Prize Owner of the most expensive store in the world in Beverly Hills, CA Reference:
  74. 74. IranIans Is Usa
  75. 75. Iranian Soccer Fans in World Cup 2006 U.S.A
  76. 76. natUral scenery
  77. 77. Natural Scenery Reference:
  78. 78. Natural Scenery Reference:
  79. 79. Natural Scenery Reference: Fars News Agency
  80. 80. Natural Scenery Reference:
  81. 81. Natural Scenery
  82. 82. Natural Scenery Cheshmeh Sort
  83. 83. Natural Scenery Reference:
  84. 84. Natural Scenery Reference:
  85. 85. toUrIsm attractIons
  86. 86. Tourism Attractions Chehel sotun, Esfahan Imam Square, Esfahan Reference:
  87. 87. Tourism Attractions A mosque, Esfahan Eram Garden, Shiraz Reference:
  88. 88. Tourism Attractions Interior Design of mosques Reference:
  89. 89. Tourism Attractions Naqsh Jahan Square, Esfahan
  90. 90. Tourism Attractions Ahwaz Bridge, Ahwaz Alisadr Cave, Hamedan An Ancient Chruch, Isfahan Eel Goli, Tabriz Reference:
  91. 91. Tourism Attractions Ferdowsi Monument, Mashad Ali Qapu, Esfahan Sioseh Pol(33 Bridges), Esfahan Khajoo Bridge Esfahan Reference:
  92. 92. Tourism Attractions Namak Abrood resort, Northern Iran Hafez Monument, Shiraz Reference:
  93. 93. Tourism Attractions Imam Reza holly shrine (All made of gold and silver), Mashad Reference:
  94. 94. Tourism Attractions Kalut, the Biggest Cloddish Town of the World Reference: CHN Photo Agency
  95. 95. Tourism Attractions Iranian Cappadocia: Kandovan Reference:
  96. 96. Tourism Attractions Salt Lake, Uromieh Salt Lake, Uromieh Reference:
  97. 97. Tourism Attractions Qeshm Island Reference:
  98. 98. Tourism Attractions Dolphin Park, Kish Island Reference:
  99. 99. Tourism Attractions Underground Town of Kariz, Kish Island Reference:
  100. 100. tehran capItal of Iran
  101. 101. Tehran Reference:
  102. 102. Tehran Reference:
  103. 103. Tehran Reference:
  104. 104. Tehran Reference:
  105. 105. Tehran Reference:
  106. 106. Tehran Reference:
  107. 107. Tehran Reference:
  108. 108. Tehran Reference:
  109. 109. Tehran Samand, Iran made Car Reference:
  110. 110. Tehran Azadi Soccer Stadium Capacity 100,000, Tehran Reference:
  111. 111. Tehran Subway Stations in Tehran Reference:
  112. 112. Iranians in USA • In 1990 about 1,100,000 Iranians have been living in USA. • In 1979, Iran has had the most student population abroad among all other countries and the most number of foreign students in US. • 46% of Iranians in US have bachelor’s degree or higher. Reference:
  113. 113. Iranians in USA • It is estimated that about 800,000 Iranians live in California. • The most population of Iranians, about 600,000, live in Los Angeles which is called “Tehrangeles” (Tehran-Los Angeles). • Iranians live in Westwood district of L.A. Which is called “Little Persia” and is one of the most expensive districts of L.A. Reference:
  114. 114. Persian words in english language
  115. 115. 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:
  116. 116. 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 Spinach (aspanakh) Sugar (shakar) Reference: (Shiraz)
  117. 117. The City of Tehran
  118. 118. Azadi Square (50,000 sqm) marks the entrance to the city
  119. 119. A major road
  120. 120. Old parts of the city
  121. 121. The old city gate
  122. 122. Residential Condos
  123. 123. A gloomy day
  124. 124. Milad Tower
  125. 125. Tehran Tower
  126. 126. Statue of Biruni (Persian astronmer) in The Park of Statues
  127. 127. A park in the north of the city
  128. 128. This is the largest mosque in Tehran It has eight distinctive minarets featuring original Persian mosque
  129. 129. This synagogue has a Torah that is 800 years old
  130. 130. The Iranian Parliament
  131. 131. Tehran conference hall
  132. 132. The National Library
  133. 133. Collections in the Museum
  134. 134. The Museum of Contemporary Art holds the largest collection of western art outside Europe and US, worth $3.0 billion
  135. 135. The jewellery Museum The world's most precious jewellery collection, holding the biggest pink diamond in the world. It is a must see!
  136. 136. The Glass and Ceramic Museum
  137. 137. Golestan Palace was built in the 16th century and renovated in the 18th century
  138. 138. The main palace hall
  139. 139. Tehran Symphony Orchestra
  140. 140. Cinema complex
  141. 141. A restaurant with pre Islamic architecture
  142. 142. The world's largest revolving restaurant
  143. 143. Azadi sports complex with capacity of 100,000
  144. 144. The cable car which starts from Tehran and ends in Tochal Ski Resort at 3900m. It is one of the longest and most scenic.
  145. 145. A popular dam outside the city
  146. 146. The memorial shelter of Kolak Chal at 3300m. Every break of the shelter wall represents a school in Iran
  147. 147. IRAN My Soul, My Heart, My Roots The paper says: It was always for us, it always be for us. Thank you for watching