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Feri's iran

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Feri's iran

  1. 1. Iran My Homeland Presentation in Jones library By: Feri The words of song : Rumi The miniature painting: Ostad Farshchian
  2. 2. IRAN <ul><li>Iran is the 18 th largest country in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Area : 636372 sq mi </li></ul><ul><li>Iran has a population of around 80 million </li></ul><ul><li>Tehran is the capital of Iran </li></ul><ul><li>The population of Tehran is 12million </li></ul>
  3. 3. Caspian Sea ……….
  4. 4. Alborz Mountains
  5. 5. Azadi Square (Tehran)
  6. 7. Tehran Bazaar
  7. 8. Damavand Mountain(height about 5800 meter)
  8. 9. Marble Palace Tehran
  9. 10. Persepolis <ul><li>Was the ceremonial capital (550-330 B.C.E). </li></ul><ul><li>It is situated in Shiraz </li></ul><ul><li>Darius ordered its construction and after 30 years it was completed by his son Xerxes and others. </li></ul><ul><li>People used to meet the king in this place during new year celebrations. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Persepolis (550 – 330 B.C.E)
  11. 15. Cyrus the Great <ul><li>Is well recognized for his achievements in human rights, politics and military strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>The Cyrus cylinder was discovered in 1878. </li></ul><ul><li>It is housed in the British Museum. </li></ul><ul><li>The United Nations continues to promote the cylinder as &quot;an ancient declaration of human rights“. </li></ul><ul><li>A replica Cylinder has been kept at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. </li></ul>
  12. 16. The Cyrus Cylinder of Human Rights
  13. 18. The Tomb of Cyrus the Great Pasargad
  14. 19. Hafez’s Tomb (1325-1389)
  15. 20. Sadee’s Tomb(1200-1291)
  16. 21. Avicenna <ul><li>An Iranian scientist, philosopher, and physician. </li></ul><ul><li>He has written books in medicine , astrology, law, and child education in Farsi and Arabic. </li></ul><ul><li>at that time Arabic was the official language in Iran . </li></ul>
  17. 22. Avicenna (980-1039)
  18. 23. Rumi (Iranian poet 1207-1273)
  19. 24. Sio Se Pole Bridge (Isfahan)
  20. 25. Aalighapo Palace (1597)Isfahan
  21. 26. Menar Jonban (1316)
  22. 27. Oromieh Lake Northwestern Iran
  23. 28. North of Iran
  24. 29. Izeh Southwestern Iran
  25. 30. Mahan-Kerman
  26. 31. Lut Desert in Southeast of Iran
  27. 32. Dashte Kavir Desert
  28. 33. Persian carpet
  29. 34. Persian rug
  30. 44. اسرار ازل را نه تو دانی و نه من وین حرف معما نه تو خوانی و نه من <ul><li>هست از پس پرده گفتگوی من و تو </li></ul><ul><li>چون پرده بر افتد نه تو مانی و نه من </li></ul><ul><li>خیام </li></ul>
  31. 45. There was a door to which I found no key There was a veil past which I might not see <ul><li>Some little Talk awhile of me and Thee </li></ul><ul><li>There seem’d – and then no more of Thee and me khayam </li></ul>
  32. 49. Thank you

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