For over 70 years it has outlived the Afghan monarchy, the Soviets, the Taliban and many other warring factions.
Being the world’s largest continent in terms of landmass and population, the lands making up Asia are as fascinating as they are diverse.
This is one of the few documentaries on the Hittites that I’ve seen. It’s a pretty good primer for those who know little about these once powerful people from the Anatolian highlands.
I’m pretty sure that I’ve never met a Shirazi I’ve disliked. They and the city of Shiraz are two of the best things about Iran.
Really, it’s not that hard. Why can’t Donald Trump, Paul Ryan and other Republicans stand up against racism like Ronald Reagan did?
Donald Trump and many of his supporters claim that taking down a statue of Robert E. Lee sets up the eventual knocking down and desecration of other monuments dedicated to American heroes such as Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.
Before they established their great empire, the Persians and ancestors of Cyrus the Great inherited the lands of another great kingdom, that of Anshan.
Uzbekistan, one of the most historically underrated countries in the world.
It’s quite possible that without the daring tactics of British General James Wolfe, the capture of Quebec and full British control over Canada may have never occurred.
Sancho I had big shoes to fill. He also liked to, um, fill holes, perhaps giving him the nickname “the Populator”?
Mithras, a Persian god who was possibly adored just as much among Romans as with Persians.
Once the capital of the Algarve region, Silves is one of Portugal’s most historically significant cities.
Putting together a comprehensive guide about the city of Istanbul is an extremely daunting task…which is why yours truly has attempted to do so!
This is Madrid. You will be impressed.
Zoroastrianism is commonly known to its followers as “the good religion.” In Avesta, this term is daenaam vanghuhim. But what is it about Zoroastrianism that makes this so?