History of Iran

 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxzX7UrIqU4&feature=related;

Source of additional information: a seven-part series on Iran--The Seven Faces of Civilization.  Beyond the gate of timeThe Seven Faces of Civilization shows a civilization with seven thousand years of celebrated heritage; the series presents a cradle of civilization, a tolerant world empire, a crossroad of civilizations, a world of artistic forms and shapes, a kaleidoscope of architectural marvels.