of Struggle for Independence of Iran
(651 AD - 873 AD)
February 5, 2007 = 2565 Shahanshahi
8 - Persian Houses Against or Pro Arab-Supremacy
9 - Babak Khoramdin and The Red Shirts
10 - The Reward and Punishment Policy of Arabo-Muslim
8 - Persian Houses Against or Pro Arab-Supremacy
Persian Houses Against or Pro The Arab-Supremacy
I would like
to quickly glance through the local rules of the few Persian Houses
during the occupation years and the Anti or Pro Arab-Supremacy
stands which they took. These Persian Local Houses often acted
as the resistance and hostile towards the Arab Occupation or they
cooperated with the Arabo-Muslim Occupiers. Let's analyze a few
important ones of these houses.
House of Bavand
Stand: Against or Indifferent to
Central region of ruling was State of Tabarestan (today's States
of Mazandaran and Golestan).
About 651 AD, Bav, son of Shapour and the grand nephew of Khosrow
The First, left Ctesiphone and refuged in Tabarestan. A sub branch
of Sassanid Dynasty, this house gathered the support of the local
masses behind them and expanded its region to Talesh in Daylam
State, also westward to Qazvin and Shemiran.
House of Alavi
Stand: Against or Indifferent to
Central region of ruling was State of Tabarestan (today's States
of Mazandaran and Golestan).
Starting at 809 AD, Hassan Alavi was the starter of this house,
next came Mohammed ibn al Zeid and then Hassan ibn Al Ali.
House of Taher
Stand: Cooperated with Arabo-Muslim
Central region of ruling was State of Khorasan.
By 813 The Khorasanian army under Taher Ibn Al-Hussain besieged
and conquered Baghdad for Caliph Al-Ma'mun. Ma'mun murders his
brother Al-Amin. At 820 AD Al-Ma'mun appoints Taher Ibn Al-Hussain,
the governor of Khorasan and the east. He establishes a dynasty
that retains effective control of the region until dismissed by
House of Qaren
Stand: Against Arabo-Muslim Occupation
Central region of ruling was State of Tabarestan (today's Mazandaran
This house was also a sub branch of Sassanid Dynasty. They started
their rule, way back from the appointment of their governorship
by Khosrow First, of Sassanid, and eventually they continued their
rule throughout the Arab Occupation. They established themselves
around the Caspian Sea Shores. Maziyar, one of the most famous
Freedom Fighters of Iran was a Prince of Sassanid and of this
Al-Muqanna' (Hashem) and "The White
An Aryan Parthian
from Khorasan, Hashem Ibn Al-Hakim was from the famous
Persian city of Marv or Margiana of Khorasan (present Turkmenistan).
The reader must have in mind that the state of Khorasan, back
then, was many times larger than its today's boundaries. This
was during Caliphate of Mahdi, 775 AD -785 AD. Have in mind that
Barmecide Wazirs were in power until 803 AD, also the campaign
against the Neo Mazdakite and Neo Manichean sects were on going
by the Arabs. Arabs gave the name Al-Muqanna' to Hashem, because
the meaning of this term is "The Veiled One" and Hashem
was often having a veil on his face to not be recognized by the
Arabs. The word "Maqana'a" (form of Hejab) also thrives
from this word. Caliphate accused him of "Muharebat"
(Declaration of Partnership with Allah). The story behind Hashem's
veil and masking his face, goes like this:
was a child, he caught the epidemic disease of SmallPox and he
ended up having a Pockmarked Face and he became blind in one eye!
He grown to have a very ugly face; therefore, he made a costumed
mask of silk, more like a veil to cover his face. The veil was
a gold color silk material fabric. To wear the veil would also
help Hashem to cover his identity from the Arabs.
the veiled prophet on throne and amongst the White Shirts in Khorasan
also familiar with different sciences and chemistry; therefore,
he used to rub some phosphorus on his face. The combination of
phosphorus and the golden silk veil made his face to glow at night
and this eventually became one of his miracles for his followers
and the public! Hashem also created a very large size artificial
Moon! There was a specific Well in the city of Nakhshb in Transoxiana,
where Hashem was located. Every night by the order of Hashem,
this Artificial Moon would rise up in the sky and shine and then
by his order it would disappear! It is pretty obvious that again
he used phosphorus and chemistry to make the moon glow, yet the
secrets of Hashem's Artificial Moon are still not known to the
scientists! This rising of the New Moon and making it disappear,
became Al-Muqanna's second Miracle.
A Black dancer is entertaining the party while Zolaikha anxious
to see inside, sneaks at the back. Zolaikha was obsessed with
Al-Muqanna' and wanted to become his lover.
In a way,
Hashem was like Babak, aware of the public's limited intellect
and he was well aware that if he wanted the faithful fighters
who would fight along side of him, to free Iran, he had to use
a gimmick far more strong than just to stir up their Nationalistic
Feelings! He needed the weapon of Religion to arm his followers
with it; therefore, he created a sect and he became the Guru of
this sect! Hashem always believed that his mission was to revive
the legend of Behzadan (Abu Moslem). He was a son of Khorasan,
same as Abu Moslem and he risen the Revolutionary White Flag,
the same way that Abu Moslem risen the Revolutionary Black Flag.
He was a determined Nationalist, same as Abu Moslem was. He even
believed that the times are much better and his hands are much
untied to make an uprising, than Abu Moslem's were! Some called
the "White Shirts" by the name of "Sarbedaran"
(Sar-be-dar-an, meaning "Compatriots with their Heads in
the Noose" aka "Noose-heads"). As long as the punishment
for being a White Shirt was an automatic public hanging; therefore,
they believed to already have their heads in the noose! Many years
later, when Mongols invaded Iran, The Second Sarbedaran Movement
used many of Al-Muqanna's Original Sarbedaran tactics against
Arabs, to fight against the Mongol Oppression.
disoriented and confused about Al-Muqanna's secrecy and not unveiling
himself to her! Al-Muqanna' and Zolaikha's romance is famous in
of Al-Muqanna' (the Veiled One) in Khorasan happened during 775
AD - 780 AD. His followers used to wear white shirts and his official
flag was a white flag. He was perfectly aware of the symbolism,
imagery and use of the sects, religion and cultism to get the
public behind him, yet in reality Hashem was a flaming Nationalist
who despised Islam and Arabo-Muslim and he saw no other choice
but to create a sect to gather the superstitious every day people
of Iran, behind him to revolt against the oppression of Arabs.
Al-Muqanna' unveils and Zolaikha in a state of shock faints. Al-Muqanna'
inquires: Weren't you the curious one?
On 776 AD,
Al-Muqanna' (the Veiled One) conquered Khorasan. This was a big
blow up in the face of Mahdi the Caliph! Eventually Mahdi started
the Bukhara Wars (Bukhara, a famous city in Khorasan, and today's
nation of Uzbekistan). For years The White Shirts were fighting
the Arabo-Muslim, yet the numbers were no match and Mahdi appointed
many Arab Armies, also a few Persian Traitor Armies (Iranian Muslim),
to suppress Hashem's revolts. On 780 AD, The Bukhara wars were
lost. Al-Muqanna' and his "White Shirts", which had
started the struggle in 775 AD, had finally defeated. The occupying
combination of Arabo-Muslim, Persian Traitors (Iranian Muslim),
and other Half-Breeds entered, occupied and retaken the Khorasan.
The massacre of the White Shirts and the POW's of the war started
and Hashem knew that Caliph would have a lengthy painful death
in mind for him! He used the power of chemistry again! Al-Muqanna'
and his whole family and close comrades, all went in to the large
barrels of very strong Acid and they got melted in to nothingness!
They transformed to liquid. This action yet raised another story
and miracle among the masses, that Al-Muqanna' disappeared in
to heavens and he shall return once more to save the Persians
from the Barbarian Beasts of the Deserts. When he returns, all
Arabo-Muslim and the Persian Traitors will be eliminated! And
the legend of Al Muqanna' went on for centuries....... There goes
the story of yet another son of Khorasan.
of Unveiling of The Veiled Prophet, Al-Muqanna'. At first Zolaikha
faints but later she bows to the glory and wisdom of Al-Muqanna'.
Going Back in History, to the Roots of
were in fact, the first Communists in the world. In early days,
Mazdak started a rebellion and even at a certain point, the Sassanid
Emperor "Qobad", chosen the Mazdaki (Mazdakism) Religion
as the official religion of the court. This decision was to lower
the influence of the Zoroastrian Clerics, "The Mubeds"
in the Imperial affairs. After Qobad, lost his Crown because of
his Mazdaki Ideologies, and after his second return to Iran, he
started to cool down about his Mazdaki Ideology. He did not officially
support them, yet he left them alone to practice their sect. Next,
when Khosrow Anushirvan (Khosrow I), came to power, he slaughtered
and jailed the Mazdakites. We need to mention here that Khosrow
Anushirvan, is one of the greatest Emperors of Iran, and Iran
extremely progressed during his rule. Yet he also knew that he
could not fight the power of Zoroastrian Temple and he had to
eliminate Mazdakites for political reasons. He needed the alliance
of the Mubed-e Mubedan (The Grand Mubed). He did remember that
what could Mubeds do to the courthouse, if the court decides to
contradict the Temple. He learned his lesson from Qobad's destiny.
Many, accuse Khosrow Anushirvan of being a brutal Killer! His
title was Khosrow Anushirvan The Just (Dadgar), yet many claim
that he was way unjust! They claim that he slaughtered the Mazdakites,
also killed his prime minister Bozorgmehr. To eliminate the Mazdakites
for the national security of Iran and to put water on the fiery
revolt of Mazdak which endangered the fundamentals of the Empire,
was Anushirvan's national duty and murdering Bozorgmehr is nothing
but a fairy tale, that Anushirvan is mistakenly accused of. In
fact it was Khosrow Parviz (Khosrow II) who eliminated Bozorgmehr.
Khosrow Anushirvan (Khosrow I) is the reason that Persian Empire
became the most powerful super power of the era. The economical
progress, social organization, foreign policy, conquests, constructions
and judicial organization of the empire was all done by his hands.
But the skeptics always fail to see all the good that he done
and they manage to see his slightest flaws!
Mazdakism, Mazdaki Religion-Ideology
a bit about the history of Mazdakites. Briefly spoken, Mazdak
was son of Bamdad and he created a religion by mixing the ideologies
of Zoroastra and Mani (prior Persian Philosophers and so known
as prophets), Hinduism, also getting ideas from Plato and his
Mazdakism = Zoroastrianism + Maniism + Hinduism
+ Republicanism of Plato
Mazdakism = Pre-Communism or Original
Mazdak documented his political ideology as a religion or a sect. People
who followed him were named Mazdakites. Mazdak was a free thinker,
yet practically he based his ideology in reforming the whole Persian
Empire's Internal system; furthermore, he became very extreme
in his ideology. Mazdak's ideology was based on:
* Equal Distribution
of Wealth among the citizens of the Empire.
* Equal distribution of Property among the citizens of the Empire.
* Equal distribution of women among the citizens of the Empire.
* Equality between the different social classes.
* Economic and political harmony between the social classes.
* Sharing the fruits of society between the different social classes.
* Transmigration of Souls and Reincarnation
As you see,
this Ideology of "Share" and "Pre-Communism"
was absolutely not digestible for the 5th and 6th Century Persian
Empire's officials! Mazdak turned this to a Class Warfare! Mazdak
started a war among the social classes. You might also be amazed
about the sharing of women! There were Harems in Iran and the
wealthy owned harems, the same as everywhere else in the world
during that era. But by no means, this meant that women did not
have rights. Actually women's rights was extremely progressed
in Persian Empire. Women ruled the nation as Empresses. The perfect
examples are Purandokht and Azarmidokht of Sassanids. Women also
had official positions in the courthouse, as cabinet ministers,
as military commanders and as other administrators. Women's rights
in Iran during the Sassanids at 7th AD was far more progressed
and far ahead than any Islamic Nation Today at 21sth century including
Islamic Republic of Iran!
wanted to share everyone else's wives! Obviously Governors, Mubeds,
Feudals and Large Land Owners, also Aristocracy did not go for
that! A Class War had started between the Peasants and lower classes
who practically lost their social status on one side and the Upper
classes on the other. The middle classes in Iran were like a vanishing
element! The distance between the social classes were on the rise,
Iran was going towards basically an upper and a lower classes
system. The middle classes were disappearing fast! There was obviously
a need for reforms, to avoid the social injustice and outbreaks
of the later years, yet Mazdak's Ideas were far from a "Social
Reform", his ideas were basically causing a "Social
Revolution" in the Persian Empire. Khosrow Anushirvan decided
to save the empire from a Communist Revolution by Mazdakites.
He arrested, slaughtered and exiled the Mazdakites.
this is how it went historically:
Mazdakites Historical Periods
I. Qobad I, (1st Ruling) 488 AD - 496 AD
Qobad decided to lower the Zoroastrian Temple's Influence in the
Mazdaki Religion became the official religion of the court by
Mazdakite Reforms turned to Revolution.
A Class Struggle occurred.
A Full pledge Class Warfare started to form.
The Title of Shahanshah was taken from Qobad.
Qobad got arrested and jailed by the Aristocracy, Upper Classes
Qobad escaped and ran out of Iran by the help of his allies like
Qobad ran to Hithies Land and refuged to Hithies.
Qobad made a deal with Hithies Khaqan (Khan).
The Khaqan (Khan) wed his daughter to Qobad, gave him an army
and supported him.
The Khaqan (Khan), in return wanted Qobad to take his crown back
and then pay a yearly amount of money from Persian treasury to
II. Jamasb, 496 AD
- 499 AD
Jamasb, Qobad's brother was appointed Shahanshah (King of Kings
Jamasb started to treat the masses with absolute justice and fairness.
III. Qobad I, (2nd Ruling) 499 AD - 531 AD
Qobad returned with the help of Hithies.
Qobad becomes conservative in his ways.
Qobad does not arrest the Mazdakites nor supports them, he stays
indifferent toward them and leaves them alone to practice their
sect, yet under control!
Qobad pays his due to Hithies Khaqan.
Qobad behaves in accordance to the will of the Aristocracy, Feudals
and Zoroastrian Temple.
IV. Khosrow I (Anushirvan), 531 AD - 579 AD
Khosrow I, decides that Mazdakites do worry the Zoroastrian Temple.
Khosrow I, decides that Mazdakites' existence is a direct threat
to the security of The Empire.
Khosrow I, arrests, jails, slaughters and exiles Mazdakites, reposes
all the properties that they repossessed from the Upper Classes
and freed all the wives whom they kidnapped from others.
Salman Farsi, A famous theoretician of Mazdakites, escapes to
Salman Farsi makes a solemn oath to get revenge from Iran and
Salman Farsi, together with Ali and Mohammed writes the Quran
and begins to establish the Religion-Political Ideology of Islam,
he inputs all his Mazdaki Communist ideas into Quran.
Salman Farsi and Creation of Quran!
One of the
close comrades to Mazdak, was "Salman Farsi" and as
we know, Salman fled to Arabia and made a solemn oath to take
revenge from Iran and Iranians. Salman was one of the theoreticians
of the Mazdaki Sect. He taught and transferred all his Pre-Communist
ideas to Islam. He became one of the main theoreticians of Islam.
Salman, along with Ali (The Fourth Caliph and head of Shiites),
Mohammed, and somewhat Abu Bakr, combinely wrote the Quran. Mohammed
was illiterate, he could not read or write, but he was a very
wise man, way ahead of his time in Arabia. He saw the opportunity
of using Salman's Mazdakite Ideology for the benefit of promoting
his own Ideology, which was Islam. Mohammed was basically speaking
and debating to document the Ideology of Islam, and Ali with Salman
were actually writing the Quran. There were also other contributors
among the literate Arabs, yet they played a minor role. So Mohammed,
Ali, and most importantly Salman, sat down and together copy/pasted,
and stole parts and verses from Book of Mazdak, Bible, Torah (Old
Testament of Jews), Avesta (Book of Zarathustra), and Ideas from
Ancient Aryan Religions of "Vedaiism" and "Mitraism".
They created a collage from all these books, inputted their own
twisted fanatical oppressive Male Chauvinistic backward ideas
in between the stolen verses, and created a deranged, badly compiled
and gathered pile of nonsense called Quran. Then they claimed
that Allah came to Mohammed in his visions and brought him the
Farsi, the greatest Persian Traitor of all times
was that Mohammed, an epileptic patient, often went to the "Famous
Cave" and often went into his "Epileptic Seizures",
and While dropped on the floor, shaking in a hysterical neural
epileptic attack, and while foam was rushing out of his mouth,
he saw visions, sounds and lights, also he heard sounds from the
above! The Schizophrenic Epileptic mind of Mohammed, saw and heard
Allah, Angels and other prophets, each to come to him and nominate
him as the missioner of God! In a way, every time he wanted to
add a special verse to Quran, and every time, it was for his political
benefit or social benefit to add a few verses, he went into his
special "Cave Trans" and came out of the cave, telling
his buddies Salman, Ali and others about his dialogue with Allah!
Right away Ali and Salman documented these delusions, also Salman
kept on adding more Militant Mazdakite Communist Ideas in between
Mohammed's gibberish! So finally this abomination had finished
and named Quran! In a way, Quran is the result of Mohammed's personal
delusions and opportunism!
Now that we
have a background idea about the history of Mazdakites, we shall
continue with our saga.
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9 - Babak Khoramdin and The Red Shirts
Khoramdin and "The Red Shirts"
son of Atropatgan (Azerbaijan). Babak, as the rest of the Persians
during occupation era, also had an Arabic name. All Persians during
the 222 years of occupation had to also choose an Arabic name
for themselves. Babak's Arabic name was Abdullah. In youth, he
was a simple farmer working for another farmer who owned his land,
Babak Khoramdin in battle gears
R. Babak Khoramdin in formal gear
Later on in
life he self educated himself and he developed an Anti Arab attitude.
He grew to become an amateur philosopher and an intellectual.
He chose to become a Mazdakite (Pro Religion/Sect of Mazdak).
In fact, he had a very progressive mind, yet he had to draft members
for his cause by using a religion as a social tool.
Babak in surface
was a leader of a pro Mazdaki Sect, yet underneath, his intentions
were to end Arab Supremacy of Iran, get the Arabs out of Iran
and the Islam along with them. He established to gather a group
of Revolutionaries around him. They were pro armed-struggle to
free Iran. Babak's followers wore Red Shirts; therefore, they
were called "The Red Shirts". Babak made a coalition
with Sepahbod (General) Maziyar of the House of Qaren in Tabarestan
and General Afshin, the Persian commander of the Arab forces.
Castle in Azerbaijan
From 816 AD
to 837 AD, for 21 years, the Revolts of Babak and his sect of
"The Red Shirts" or as Arabs call it The Khoramiya (Mazdakite
sects of the Khoramiya, dualists who believed in the transmigration
of souls and reincarnation) against the landed nobility and Arabs
in Azerbaijan, and from 827 AD, also in Western Persia, went on.
For 21 years the Red Shirts, made life hell, for the caliph and
the occupying force of Arabs. Ma'mun The Arab Caliph could not
get rid of Babak and his Red Shirts. Babak and his Red Shirts
slaughtered over 500,000 Arabo-Muslim soldiers, mercenaries, sympathizers
and other half-breeds who were pro Arabo-Muslim Rule. The Muslim
Caliphate had lost commando battles after commando battles against
these Partisan Compatriots; furthermore, a half million of its
man power! Mutasim became caliph and he chose a totally different
approach to capture Babak. He knew that Babak is too smart and
well trained to be defeated in the battle, so he had to use Treachery
What was the best Treachery that Arab's
could use against Persians?
the best method for Arabo-Muslim to defeat Persians and the best
tool for them to use, was "The Persian Traitors"! Persian
Treachery had become a tradition among the Persians!
Castle on top of the mountain, impossible to be captured.
On 837 AD,
The caliph, Al-Mutasim, sends his army to Azerbaijan under General
Afshin to put down the twenty year rebellion of the Khoramiya
under Babak! Even though Afshin was in coalition with Babak and
even though Afshin had an understanding with Babak, yet he was
too concerned about his position in the Arab court, his military
position in the Arab Army and his social status in the Persian
Occupied Territories! Afshin became very afraid of the circumstances
of his actions! He was afraid of the Mutasem ol bi-Allah The Caliph
of Muslemin. Afshin knew that Mutasem meant business, and he was
destined to get rid of Babak. Afshin knew that he had to make
a choice! In the past, Afshin was in cahoots with Babak and he
had left Babak's hands open to do as he pleased in his campaigns
against the Arabs, yet now, he had to make a decision between
his position in the Arab Hierarchy and promises of a promotion,
or the wrath of Mutasim.
Khoramdin leader of the Red Shirts, rising the Red Banner and
charging for the revolution.
Ma'mun, was a very determined man in his will, and he was very
serious about this issue. Finally Afshin obeyed Mutasim, and led
the forces of Arabo-Muslim toward Azerbaijan. Afshin knew better,
than to fight Babak. Fighting Babak, meant a long and miserable
commando warfare for another 21 years! Instead, Afshin decided
to trick Babak; therefore, he pretended to be a friend and pretended
to wanting to debate in a neutral spot, yet with a prior plan,
he arrested Babak, who came without his many bodyguards, for a
dialogue! Afshin betrayed Babak, Iran and the cause. In front
of Babak's unbelieving eyes, Afshin ordered the arrest of Babak,
then he ordered to tie him up and send him to Caliphate in Baghdad.
was taken to Baghdad in chains and shackles, Mutasem told him
that he would kill him in a slow torturous way! Mutasem told him
that he would make Babak to feel the pain that all those half
a million Arabo-Muslim suffered by his hands! Picture horrifying
dungeons of Caliphate's Castle. Now picture Babak hanging from
chains with one side wrapped around his waist and the other connected
to a ceiling hook. Picture four limbs shackled and pulled in four
different directions with excruciating pain, while Babak is hanging
in mid air! Then Mutasem told him:
made a mockery of the office of Caliphate, you destroyed half
a million of my faithful subjects, you made Ma'mun, the last Caliph
to take the hope of capturing you, to his grave! You stood in
front of us for 21 years like a solid wall, and now the time of
destiny has come. I shall make an example of you, so there will
be no other Persian, ever again, to defy The Rule of Islam in
(Caliph Mutasem al bi-Allah Abbasid)
faced Babak, and stared him in the eyes, a betrayed, tortured,
and beaten Persian warrior glanced back at him with tired eyes.
are the arms who fought soldiers of Islam for 21 years, in the
name of Allah, I will cut the arms of the infidel."
(Caliph Mutasem al bi-Allah Abbasid)
his sword out and cut Babak's both arms. Babak had tears in his
eyes from the unbearable pain, yet he refused to give him the
pleasure of screaming! The pain got so huge, that he screamed:
Oh Why you betrayed The Mother Land?!" (referring to Afshin,
selling out Iran).
Even at this
unbearable moment of pain, he was primarily mourning the betrayal
of Iran by Afshin! Next, Mutasem spoke:
are the legs, which roamed around the land of Allah freely, and
without any fear of Allah and Caliphate. Now, I will cut these
(Caliph Mutasem al bi-Allah Abbasid)
Then he raised
the blood dripping sword and with massive hateful blows, he cut
Babak's both legs. At this moment, Babak was practically in a
coma. Next, Caliph spoke:
is the head which master minded all this defiance of Caliph, the
representative of Allah on Earth. I will cut this head."
(Caliph Mutasem al bi-Allah Abbasid)
With one heavy
blow of the sharp sword, he cut Babak's head and the blood of
Babak squirted all over the place.
the headless, armless, legless torso of Babak hanging in mid air
with blood dripping off of it
calmed down and brought down his sword, while the blood was dripping
from it, and while the blood of Babak was all over the floor.
Every one of Caliph's subjects were looking at him with unbelieving
eyes and simply could not believe the amount of hatred unleashed
in such way! Caliph continued:
I want the whole nation of Persia to see the results of treason
to Islam. From the West, to the East, Persians must see, how we
deal with the infidels. I order you to take his head to Khorasan
(furthest east of Persia) and put it on a spear-top in the middle
of a main circle over there, also, take his body to Samereh (furthest
west of Persia, and present Iraq) and hang it by the rope upon
the gallows in a public display."
must learn, how to be a faithful Muslim." (Ajam = an Arabic
term for Persians, meaning a retarded or a weird looking and behaved
ol bi-Allah representer of Allah on planet Earth, left the
dungeon full of blood, while the armless, legless, and headless,
body of one of the greatest freedom fighters of Iran was hanging
and swinging from the chains and hooks..........blood dripping
from his body was all over the floor, all Red like the Red of
his "Red Shirts".
the end to a great revolutionary. This is the end of true lovers
Babak, so he could choke the voice of freedom in Iran! He was
dead wrong. Babak died but his blood had grown hundreds more like
him! The blood of Babak was like the water, feeding the hungry
young revolutionaries' hunger! Babak died, and one hundred more
Persian Revolutionaries risen from Babak's Blood.
Babak Khoramdin, a close-up view
R. Babak Koramdin's face
believed that Mazdak's wife "Khorame" had escaped
the atrocities in Ctesiphone (Madaen in Arabic) and later on appeared
in city of Rey; therefore, the people who followed her were named
"Khoram-dinan" (meaning, pro religion of Khorame). So
Babak had chosen the last name of Khoram-din for himself because
he was a pro Khorame's appearance in Rey. He became, Babak Khoramdin
and his followers were called Khoram-dinan or as Arabs called
them Khoramiyah (Khoramiya). Babak's Revolutionaries wore, Red
Shirts and raised the Red Flag and Banner; therefore, they were
referred to as the "Red Shirts". The very pronunciation
of this term used to put fear in the hearts of Arabs! Red Shirt
meant an unbelievable Persian Warrior with animal-like agility,
fierce, speed, and super powers who could live and fight in the
mountains and woods of Azerbaijan (Atropatgan) and Western Iran
for years without the need for much food or water! Arabo-Muslim
and their Half-Breed Persian Traitors were horrified of the Red
Shirts! The Red Shirts kept on raising the Red Flag and kept on
fighting for a while, yet without Babak's Military Genius and
Spiritual Leadership, it was a lost cause........ finally, on
838 AD, Babak and The Red Shirts' Revolts was suppressed in Azerbaijan,
but the legend of Babak lived on.........
The "Persian Treachery" and
The "Persian Holocaust"
I would like
to speak a few words about this horrible tradition of "The
Persian Treachery"! It is amazing that Persia had always
owned the greatest warriors and freedom fighters of the region
and they kept on fighting the Arabo-Muslim Oppressors for decades,
yet the Arabs always managed to defeat the voice of freedom, and
they always managed to do it with the same tactic! The tactic
was to use "The Persian Traitors" and "The Persian
Treachery" to defeat Persian Freedom Fighters. Through the
history of Persia, we can always see this element of treachery.
We can always find a few rotten apples, and eventually we can
always notice the birth of a new sub culture of "Persian
Treachery". These Traitors were the ones who caused the collapse
of Persian Empire and the mighty Persian Military, by the hands
of Arabo-Muslim, or at least they were one of the most effective
factors for this catastrophe.
were also one of the main factors that the "Persian Holocaust"
had happened. Hundreds of thousands of Persian Civilians' Death,
Massacre of Women and Children, Mass rapes of the Persian Women,
Enslaving of tens of thousands of Persian Women and migrating
them to Arabian Peninsula, was all and all due to the participation
of these Persian Traitors.
sold Iran, for money, wealth, position, and promises of better
economical and social status. Then there were those Persian Traitors
and Half-Breeds whom their faith to Allah made them to join hands
with Arabs, and caused them to betray their fellow Persians. Arabs
by themselves could not possibly win all these wars, mass murder
all these Persians and later on oppress and mass murder all these
freedom fighters! Throughout the history, we witness the cooperation
of these Persian Neo Muslim, Persian Muslim and Persian Sellouts,
who participated with Arabo-Muslim thorough the years to destroy
Iran and Iranians. The Sub Culture of Persian Treachery, became
documented and popular and eventually it became the base to establish
the new phenomenon of a new breed of our population whom are the
The end results
of the betrayals of these Persian Traitors is the Destruction
of Persian Culture.
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10 - The Reward and Punishment Policy of Arabo-Muslim
Reward and Punishment Policy" of Arabo-Muslim
betraying Iran, had paid off pretty well, and every day, we witnessed
the birth of more and more Iranian Muslim! The combined element
of Arabo-Muslim forcing Islam down the Persian throats, and also
the pay offs for betraying Iran by Arabs, worked as a combination
of "The Reward and Punishment Policy" of the Arabs towards
Persians. It worked this way:
To not to be a Muslim, Arabs would punish you, jail you, lash
you, charge you with heavy taxes (Jaziyeh), Exile you and make
you leave your home, like they done to Parsis of India who fled
Iran to India, or ultimately behead you by the sword of Islam.
Now, on the other hand, if you would become a good Muslim and
betray your fellow Persians, give away to the occupying regime,
the freedom fighters' names, or act as an informer, possibly join
forces with the Arabs and fight side by side the Arabs against
your fellow Iranians, then Arabo-Muslim would reward you with
all kinds of positions, wealth, better social or economical status,
or at least if you were a person in high positions, you could
remain in your position and keep your status, only if you would
cooperate with the occupying regime. Eventually it paid off to
be a Muslim, a good so called moral and productive member of the
society and citizen of the Islamic Empire.
sound familiar? Wasn't the same thing that also occurred in 1978?
Weren't Jebhe Meli, Hezbe Tudeh, Nehzat Azadi and other Meli Mazhabi
the Neo Persian Traitors, Half-Breeds and Converted Muslims? If
we don't learn from the history, then the History repeats itself,
The Persian Traitors are the direct creation of this Arabo-Muslim
Policy of "Reward and Punishment". This is the policy
that went deep in the souls of our fellow Iranians. This is the
policy that we witness over and over causing brother to betray
the brother, until this very day in Iran!
betrayed Babak and in turn, Ibn Al-Tahir of Taherids betrayed
Afshin and the Persian Treachery went on and on and on...........
things became as bad as brother betrayed brother, for instance
Kuhyar betrayed Maziyar, and this is how Arabo-Muslim controlled
Iran for 222 years. Even until this day The occupying half-breed
AIOG (Arabo-Islamic Occupational Regime) of Islamic Republic,
has been controlling the Persians with the same policies and tactics
of "Reward and Punishment", since the Reaction of 1979!
House of Qaren, More Elaboration
Now, we shall
elaborate more on the House of Qaren, a branch of Sassanid Dynasty.
Let's travel to Tabarestan (today's Mazandaran) and meet the House
of Qaren. The famous House of Qaren was started by General Qaren
[in Persian: Arteshbod = General or Field Marshal, Sepahbod =
Lieutenant General], The Sassanid Sepahbod. Generations of Qaren
were ruling in Tabarestan for decades; at one time the Tabarestan
Mountains were called The Qaren Mountains.
The Tales of Two Generals: Vandad Hormoz
was the third generation of the House of Qaren. During his era,
Caliph of Baghdad, sent his missionaries to Tabarestan and they
practically seized control. The harsh treatment of Tabaris started
and the high taxes, discrimination against Persians in their own
land, also the oppression became unbearable. People of Tabarestan
took the case to Vandad Hormoz of the House of Qaren. Vandad Hormoz
knew that his participation in the revolts would mean the end
of the House of Qaren, but he simply could not turn the oppressed
masses of Tabarestan down. Speakers of The People started a lengthy
conference with Vandad Hormoz and in return Vandad Hormoz consulted
the other local Persian Governors and Aristocracy, like "Sepahbod
Shervin" and "Shahriyar". Combinely, they decided
on a certain date to attack the Caliphates Adjutants in Tabarestan.
Finally they attacked the Arab forces and killed Caliphates' Adjutants.
This episode has happened during Caliphate of Mahdi 775 AD - 785
AD. When the rebellion started, no one could stop it!
Let me give
you a record of Arab Casualties:
Omar Ibn Al
Al'a with 6000 troops in Ruyan
Ali Ibn Al Hesani with 500 troops in Velashgard
Nasr Ibn Al Omran with 500 troops in Gilan Abad
Saeed Ibn Al Va'laj with 1000 troops in Saeed Abad
Hazm Al Sa'di with 1000 troops in Kolar Abad
Arabo-Muslim got slaughtered in One Day with the combine effort
of Vandad Hormoz, Shervin, Shahriyar and the oppressed masses
of Tabarestan. The riots expanded to the neighboring state of
Daylam (Gilan) and soon most of the Caspian Sea Shores were covered
by the rebellion. The depth of this one day rebellion was so large
and so fierce that it has been written that in one day, all women
who were forced married to Arabs, Persian Traitors, and other
Half-Breeds, either killed their husbands or surrendered them
to combine Persian forces! In one day, as planed, Persians rushed
the streets of Tabarestan and killed any Arabo-Muslim, or Persian
Traitor that they would find anywhere in public! Mass executions
of Persian Traitors and Arabs went on, all the way until the dark.
Islamic Inquisition of Persia
one of the most blood thirsty Caliphs ever. It was during his
era, that the Islamic Inquisition of the Persia started full power!
Mahdi created a special task force under the leadership of "Al
Areef". The Interrogator "Al Areef" was to find
any Persian who was against the Arabo-Muslim occupation of Iran
and eliminate them. Any Non-Muslim, Political Opposition, or Freeman
was a candidate for interrogation and public execution. The first
state of Persian Empire, state of Mesopotamia (present Iraq) with
the capital of Ctesiphone (Madaen) which was practically burned
to the ground, was the first candidate for "Al Areef's"
Inquisitions. Ctesiphone was once the envy of the world and the
most beautiful city in the world. Persian Empire was the most
powerful Super Power of the time and Ctesiphone was its capital.
What Arabs done to Ctesiphone cannot be told or written in words!
Imagine today's Washington DC or New York City become leveled
to the ground! Afterward, the animosity toward Persians had started
in Mesopotamia which through the years, it turned to a full pledge
Inquisition and at Mahdi's time The Inquisition was at its height!
As long as being a Zoroastrian was a Major Crime, then many people
changed their religion to Mani's Religion (a Persian Philosopher
and Prophet), Manichean sect and Maniism became very popular in
the state of Mesopotamia. Al Areef did not care, he executed Zoroastrians,
Mazdakites, Manicheans, Christians, Jews, Buddhists, Hindus and
any other Non-Muslim who was recognized as the enemy of caliphate;
therefore, enemy or a threat to Mahdi and Muhareb to Allah (declaring
to be God)!
The Tabarestan Campaigns
As soon as the news of Tabarestan revolts reached Mahdi, he sent
his blood thirsty commander "Salem Al Forqani" with
a massive multiple armies to Tabarestan. A major battle occurred
at "Ahlam", Vandad Hormoz offered to give his famous
personal valuable White Horse plus its Jewel stitched Saddle,
to the first person who would bring "Salem Al Forqani"
dead or alive to him! Vandad Izad, his son accepted the challenge
and the mission! Despite the rejection and avoidance of Father
that believed, he was not professional enough to do the task,
Vandad Izad, left for Salem Al Forqani. Eventually his troops
attacked Salem and Vandad Izad killed Salem. The news reached
Vandad Hormozes camp and father became very impressed about his
Caliph furious about Salem, sent his commander "Farashe"
with 10,000 fresh troops to Tabarestan. Sepahbod Shervin and Vandad
Hormoz made a plan to run away from the Arab Organized Forces
and make them to follow the Persian forces. After they got the
Arabs where they wanted, then they would surround them with only
400 men and slaughter them by a rush. They chose this strategy
because the Persian Rebels did not have the manpower to fight
an official organized battle. Finally the plan worked. Vandad
Hormoz and Shervin beheaded the Arab commander Farashe and sent
his head with an Arab soldier messenger to Baghdad for Mahdi!
They slaughtered the Arabs with the passion. The Arab Armies defeated
and scattered all over the place. Finally a major group of them
gathered around and retreated to Baghdad. At this point Mahdi
was much furious.
"Ruh Ibn Al Hatam" and his troops were sent to Tabarestan
and got defeated because of the commando warfare of the Tabari
"Khaled Barmecide" of the Barmecide Family was sent
with his troops to Tabarestan. Khaled was Persian and he knew
better that fighting against Tabari Commandos in Mountains and
Jungles of Tabarestan is an impossible task! It would take a lengthy
campaign and finally he would get eliminated or assassinated!
So he made peace with Vandad Hormoz and Shervin.
Qasam Ibn Al Sanan was sent to Tabarestan with his massive troops.
Qasam's troops were defeated and scattered due to hit and run,
night invasions, surprise attacks and "Anti Offensive"
commando warfare of Tabaris in the Tabarestan Woods and Mountains.
Yazid Ibn Al Mazid and his Armies were sent to Tabarestan. Yazid
decided to make a peace negotiation with Vandad Hormoz, to save
the further annihilation of his Arab Troops!
Hassan Al Qahtabeh the famous General with his special Army was
sent to Tabarestan. He also decided to make peace with Vandad
was becoming a Dead Lock and a Talisman which would not unlock!
Mahdi was getting out of his mind, he became obsessed with conquering
Tabarestan. Finally Mahdi sent his wise son Hadi to Tabarestan
to sign a peace treaty and to invite Vandad Hormoz to Baghdad
to serve the caliphate in Baghdad. Hadi signed the peace treaty
and promised that Caliphate Adjutants in Tabarestan will be appointed
of fair and just men. Vandad Hormoz was tired of war and he signed
the treaty and went to Baghdad to serve the Caliph. The new Adjutants
to the Caliph in Tabarestan seemed to be fair. Eventually Mahdi
died and Hadi became Caliph. During Hadi's era, "Vandad Aspan"
who was the brother of Vandad Hormoz and the governor of Tabarestan
started a conflict with Caliph's Adjutants in Tabarestan!
observed that caliphs Adjutant is over expanding his authority;
therefore, he beheaded him! Hadi in return wanted to behead Vandad
Hormoz, who was living in Baghdad at the time. Vandad Hormoz,
pleaded that Vandad Aspan is his enemy, and he wants Caliph to
kill him, so he could run Tabarestan by himself, forever! Now,
if Caliph would send him to Tabarestan, he would bring Vandad
Aspan's head to the Caliph! This was of course a trick! Hadi made
Vandad Hormoz to swear to Quran (he converted to Islam at the
time) that he would remain faithful to Caliph, Vandad Hormoz did
that and he left to Tabarestan, but switched side and once more
joined the rebellion! An oath to Quran meant nothing to Vandad
Hormoz, who was as Pure of a Persian as they came! Hadi passed
away and Harun Al Rashid came to power, also Harun had a half
Persian son from a Persian Mother Ma'mun. Harun eventually got
involved with a full pledge riot in State of Sistan and then Khorasan.
Harun came up with an idea to keep the sons of Sepahbod Vandad
Hormoz and Shervin in Baghdad as guests but in fact as kidnapped
assets to avoid the Generals to riot in Tabarestan. By doing this,
he would guarantee himself a peaceful Tabarestan, so he could
concentrate on the Sistan and Khorasan Campaigns. This was the
policy of Harun Al Rashid until he passed away in Khorasan, next
came Amin his son and then Tahir over threw Amin and brought Ma'mun his half Persian brother and other son of Harun to power.
It was amazing
how Persian commanders would invade Baghdad and change Caliphate
from one dynasty to another (Abu Moslem) or among the same dynasty
from one Caliph to another (Tahir)!
came to power, he decided to visit Iran. He met General Vandad
Hormoz in Rey. He wanted to purchase a lot of land in Tabarestan,
but Vandad Hormoz told him that it is a very nasty action in our
culture to sell Persian Lands! After a long negotiation, Vandad
Hormoz as an act of generosity and good faith, just granted Ma'mun
the deeds to a large amount of lands and villages, as gifts and
he named them "The Ma'muni Lands". Peace finally came
to the region. After Vandad Hormoz passed away, his son Qaren
took his place and after Shervin passed away, his son Maziyar
took his place.
his new adjutant "Hani Ibn Al Hani" to Tabarestan and
Hani was not interfering with political affairs and was collecting
a fair amount of tax. So meanwhile peace had restored in North
Iran. Next page
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