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Flights over ancient cities of Iran.
Erich F. Schmidt
Special publication of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.
The ancient city of Persepolis is Iran's most famous archaeological site, with its earliest remains dating back to around BC (AFP/Getty Images) The Jameh mosque in Isfahan is one of Iran's Author: Virginia Maxwell. Persepolis, an ancient capital of the kings of the Achaemenian dynasty of Iran (Persia), located about 30 miles (50 km) northeast of Shiraz in the Fars region of southwestern Iran. The site lies near the confluence of the Pulvar (Sivand) and Kor rivers. In the ruins were designated a .
CASPIAN GATES, an ancient toponym identifying a ground-level pass that runs east and west through a southern spur of the Alborz Mountains in north central Iran. In b.c. Alexander the Great pursued the last Achaemenid king Darius III through the Caspian Gates, which were described by Arrian (Anabasis ) as being one day’s march to the east for a traveler of Alexander’s speed, from. The history of Iran, which was commonly known until the midth century as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also to an extent known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia, the Bosphorus, and Egypt in the west to the borders of Ancient India and the Syr Darya in the east, and from the Caucasus and the Eurasian Steppe in the north to.
Herat dates back to ancient times (its exact age remains unknown). During the period of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. BC), the surrounding district was known as 𐏃𐎼𐎡𐎺 Haraiva (in Old Persian), and in classical sources the region was correspondingly known as Aria (Areia). In the Zoroastrian Avesta, the district is mentioned as name of the district and its main town Country: Afghanistan. Bam. Historic Bam's Arg-e-Qadeem-e Bam, a mud-walled citadel dating back over 2, years was destroyed in an earthquake in December Bandar-e Anzali. Bandar-e Anzali is Iran's main port on the Caspian Sea and center of the country's caviar industry.. Bichapur. This ancient, ruined Sassanian city from the 3rd century BC is still being excavated. The Caspian Coast.
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Ambitious and thorough early work of aerial photography by the German-American archaeologist specializing in ancient Iran (Persepolis), the body of this collection having been compiled between and. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schmidt, Erich Friedrich, Flights over ancient cities of Iran.
Chicago, Ill., University of Chicago Press . Flights Over Ancient Cities of Iran. Erich F. Schmidt. To see things as they are, ancient cities and towns in their complete geographic environment, streets and buildings revealing the ancient plans, the camera-equipped airplane has proved its outstanding usefulness.
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Flights over Ancient Cities of Iran, first edition, photographic plates. Iran's Secrets. Ancient cities with important monuments included on the list of World Heritage Sites overwhelm visitors to this unexplored destination.
An important stop on the ancient Silk Road, the city of Bam with its 2,year history is listed as a World Heritage Site.
Category:Ancient Iranian cities. Jump to navigation Jump to search. For the history of ancient Persia from prehistory to circa BCE (to conquests of region by Alexander the Great) see Category: Ancient Persia. For the Greek and Roman Persian era through the 19th century, circa BCE to CE see Category:Persian history.
Flights over Ancient Cities of Iran. University of Chicago Press, . Folio. With photographic plates and 4 archaeological maps. Original pictorial cloth. Spine toned, light rubbing to tips. First edition. Issued as a special publication of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, lavishly illustrated from aerial photographs.
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