of Iranian History!
The Oldest Civilization in the World: 3 Parts
December 8, 2006
8000 Years of Iranian History! - Part Two:
Chapter Four: The
Coming of Aryans
Establishment of Aryans
Six: Arabo-Muslim Invasion and Occupation
The coming of Aryans
The Coming of Aryans
many different theories, yet this is the most logical, popular
and up-to-dated one chosen by historians:
originally came from Siberia, thousands of years BC, this
migration had started. Eventually Aryans moved from Siberia to Central Asia. By 2000 BC The Aryans were at the gates of Europe,
Caucasia, and North of Iranian Plateau. Later on they got well
divided and distributed in many branches. The original home of
Aryans which was in Siberia was the starting point of this migration
and it ended in below destinations:
a) Scandinavia = Vikings
=> present Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and vicinity are
b) Germania = Germans
=> present Germany, Austria and vicinity are Aryans.
c) Italia = Italians = 1.
South Italy: mixed with North Africans, Berbers, Hemitic, and
Blacks. So they lost their pure Aryan racial qualities. They are
the present Latin Race. 2. North Italy: Mostly stayed Aryan =>
present North Italians are Aryans
d) Greece = Greco-Macedonian
= 1. South Greece: mixed with Hemitic, Islanders, North Africans.
So they lost their pure Aryan racial qualities. They are the present
Latin Race. 2. North Greece: Basically remained Aryan => present
North Greeks are Aryans.
e) India = mixed with
Ethiopian migrants of North East Africa, lost their pure Aryan
Racial Characteristics in total. = at present, rarely any Aryans
left in India, just a very small minority at North either left
over from original migration of Siberian Aryans to India or the
ones who moved escaping Iran from the First Arabo-Islamic Invasion
of The Nomads. These second group called Parsi of India. Even
many Parsi people are mixed with local Indians, yet in general,
these two groups of Rare North Indians and Parsis of India are
the purest of Aryans available in India. => Presently very
few North Indians and Parsi of India are Aryans.
f) Iran = meaning the
Greater Iran (Iranian Plateau), which includes North bound from
Russian border: covers parts of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,
Tajikistan. East bound from Chinese border: covers Afghanistan,
Part of Pakistan (The Baluchistan half). West bound from middle
of Turkey and middle of Iraq: covers parts of East Turkey, Armenia,
Georgia, parts of Caucasia in Russia, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan of
Iraq. South Bound border of Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. And the
heart of it, of course Iran. All above Iranian Plateau was migrated
by Aryans. As of today many people from all these parts are still
almost pure Aryan, specifically Northern parts. Therefore = 1.
Southern and Central Iranian Plateau people mixed with Arab Hemitic,
Turko Mongol, Indian, other races and lost their pure Aryan Racial
Characteristics. 2. North Iranian Plateau more or less remained
Aryan => present North Iran, North Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia,
part of Turkey, part of Azerbaijan, part of Kurdistan of Iraq,
part of Tajikistan, etc are Aryans.
As we see,
There are still quite a bit Aryans left in Iran, yet not a lot!
They are from the three main tribes of Persia (Pars), Media (Mad)
and Parthia (Part).
For more information on the Aryan Migration read:
Atlas of Iran Maps: Chapter 1: Aryan Migration Maps
Three Aryan Tribes of Iran
located at Pars, Lorestan, Bakhtiari, Yazd States of Iran and
Medians are located at Tehran, Kurdistan, Kermanshah, Azerbaijan,
Esfahan, Gilan States of Iran and vicinity.
Parthians are located at Khorasan, Semnan, Mazandaran states of
Iran and vicinity.
Yet not all
people from these states are Aryan! In the present Iran, basically
a slim population of Northern Iran and a few scattered bundle
of groups here or there are Aryan.
From Persepolis, Achaemenid Era
By 850 BC
The Medians migrated into North Western Iran from central
By 750 BC Persians migrated into Southern Iran from central
By 650 BC Parthians migrated into North Eastern Iran from
Spitmata The Persian Prophet, Poet and Philosopher lived about
630 BC - 553 BC.
Deioces The Median King 728 BC - 675 BC was the first Median King.
Cyrus the Great started Persian Empire 559 BC.
Achaemenian Lion Emblem
Official Emblem of the Achaemenian Imperial Courthouse on background
of purple (Achaemenian and Immortals Royal Color).
R. Ring of Power
By tradition, this ring had to be given to all Persian Emperors
by Ahura Mazda, before they started their reign. This action would
bless the Empire by Ahura Mazda.
dates and many others, we can divide Iranian History into these
Iranian History is basically divided into these eras:
Periods of Iranian History
Ancient Civilizations Era: 6000 BC - 2000 BC
2. Vedai Era: 2000 BC - 850 BC
3. Pre-Avesta Era: 850 BC - 728 BC
4. The Kingdom Era: 728 BC - 559 BC
5. The First Imperial Era: 559 BC - 651 AD
6. The First Arabo-Islamic Invasion-Occupation Era: 651 AD - 873
7. The Second Imperial Era: 873 AD - 1979 AD
8. The Second Arabo-Islamic Invasion-Occupation Era: 1979 AD -
1. Ancient Civilizations Era
6000 BC - 2000 BC
This is the
era of Shush, Casia (Caspians), Tapuria, Kassites, Elam and Anzan
(Anshan) civilizations. Even ILam civilization was bloomed in
parts of Iran (especially in ILam State of Iran), yet originated
at Mesopotamia and Semitic/Hemitic in nature. Kassites , Casia
(Caspians), Tapurians and Shushians were of Asian and local Races,
yet ILamians (Elamites) were mostly of Hemitic races and lastly
of Local and Other Asian Races. This is the Era of the glory of
Shush City States and other local civilizations of Iran.
2. Vedai Era
2000 BC - 850 BC
This was the
era that Indian Aryans (at that time pure), were living with Iranian
Aryans, together and in harmony. The book of Veda is of this era.
The Book of Veda was not written at one time, yet it was written
in different centuries. This book has four parts:
were written in different centuries. This book has 1,017 pieces
of poetry and 10,500 rhymed lines of poetry (beyt). This book
was the living manual for the Aryan tribes before they separated
into Indo (Indian) and Euro (Iranian and then extension European)
Aryans. There was great emphasis on:
Kula (Immediate family unit),
Gotra (Larger Family Tree),
Goshti (The Whole Family Tree),
Grama (The branch made of the Union of many families),
Visa (Larger group of sub tribe),
and of course
Jana (The Great Tribe).
As we see,
it was a tribal society, with a Tribal Culture.
was a tribal culture, a proud culture with a specific religion
of many Gods (Multi Thesis). Amongst the Gods, were Indira God
of Thunder and War, Varuna God of Sky and Stars, Agni God of Fire,
and Smua which was a mixture of the essence of a specific mountain
plant mixed with milk and honey, and it used to create power and
heat inside the body; therefore, it was also considered a God.
this era were called Rishi. These Rishis were also poets and they
were the ones who wrote and sang the poems in The Book of Veda.
Book of Veda
is an amazing, historical and enlightening book. Book of Veda
is the oldest document on how the Original Aryans lived. Way before
they factioned into Indo and Euro parts.
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Establishment of Aryans
3. Pre-Avesta Era
850 BC - 728 BC
This was the
era in which Iranian Aryans were separated from Indian Aryans
and eventually the European Aryans extended and branched out of
them. What we need to understand is that Eastern Aryans such as
Iranians were the original Aryan Race with Tan and Beige skin,
Black or Brown (Light or dark) hair, Green or Brown eyes, tall
or medium tall height, and long foreheads. The original Aryan
was the Eastern Aryan, actually if we look at W.W.II and Nazi
Germany, we will see that all the leaders of Nazi Party were brunets!
Some with blue, green or brown eyes. Look at Hitler, Georing,
Goebbels, Spier, Hess, etc. all these Aryan leaders of Nazi Germany
were Brunets, not blondes!
The myth of
Aryans are supposed to be blonde hair, with blue eyes is only
a wrongful myth which created by public! Blonde hair and blue
eyes are Anglo-Saxon Race, which originated in England and Western
Europe and from there to Northern Americas. This has nothing to
do with Aryan Race. Now, there are some tribes of Blonde or very
light Brown haired Aryans with Green or some blue eyes among Germanic
and Scandinavian Aryans, but by all means this is not the norm
amongst the Aryan Tribes.
This era is
called Pre-Avesta Era, because it was just before Zoroastra wrote
the poetic masterpiece Avesta and Poems of Gatha the holy Persian
Aryan Book of Iranian Philosophy. After this date, it is often
called The Avestai Era.
Zarathustra and Zoroastrian Followers
Zarathustra never claimed to be the prophet of God. He always
insisted that he is only a simple poet. The fact was that he was
way ahead of his time.
R. Zarathustra and the Holy Fire
Fire, symbol of knowledge, health, light and warmth
lived about 630 BC - 553 BC. Before this time, it has been called
the Vedai Era and The Pre-Avesta Era. After this time is called
Avestai Era. However:
During Vedai Era
During Pre-Avesta Era
The Avestai Era
For more information on Zarathustra read:
Zoroaster and Zoroastrianism, the Real Story
worshiped and respected many of their Gods. Amongst the famous
Female Persian Goddesses
Anahita: (meaning clean and innocent): Goddess of water, fertility, greens
Arishvang: Goddess and the guardian of wealth, economy
Azarvan: Goddess of palm trees and the guardian of greenery
Ashtad: Goddess of guiding people into good deeds
Mitra: (meaning Sun): The Sun Goddess (or God - bi gender)
of seal, agreement and treaty
Ashi: Goddess of happiness and fulfillness
Ameh: Goddess of victory
Anaram: Goddess and guardian of 30th of each month
Piti Ram: Goddess of Relaxation and peacefulness
Sepandar Maz: Goddess lady guardian of the Earth which
Mah: Goddess of planet moon
Mehr: Goddess of the shining light (Mehr was originally
Mitra but in later periods they became two separated beings.)
Vate: Goddess of wind
Ancient Persian Goddess of Fertility, Water and Greens
R. Faravahar: Representation of Ahura Mazda - Ahreeman
Dual God of Ancient Persia, half man (upper half) representing
Ahura Mazda, and half beast (lower half) representing Ahreeman.
The original philosophy of Zarathustra teaches us that: Ahura
Mazda and Ahreeman are two sides of the same coin. This shows
duality of all animated and inanimated entities in the universe
(ancient Persian Philosophy). Later on Nietzsche adopted this
philosophy from Zarathustra and evolved it to "There is no
absolute good or bad" Philosophy.
Male Persian Gods
Aban: God of fertility
Ada: God of generosity and rewards
Tir: God of Rain
Avar Zaman: God of Time
Azar Goshasb: God of Fire who owns a heavy powerful horse
Arashtat: God of truth and the guardian of honesty
Asheh: God of settling down
Andarva: God of Air
Indira: God of thunder and war with ugliness and guardian
of Aryans (originated from Vedai Era)
Bahram: God of battle and war
Bahman: God of good thoughts
Parand: God of happiness and wealth
Teshba: God of storm
Sorush: God of cleanliness
Hadish: God and guardian of peasants' houses and agriculture
Ahura Mazda: Master of Intelligence, God of Intelligence
For more information on Persian Mythology read:
Persian Mythology, Gods and Goddesses: Chapter 1
Mazda - Ahreeman, two sides of the same coin!
Have in mind
that these Gods and Goddesses were worshiped and respected before
Zoroasta and Zoroastrianism, yet even after Zoroasta, people still
had respect for them yet more out of symbolism and tradition.
During Achaemenids (559 BC - 330 BC), Ahura Mazda Ancient God
of intelligence during Vedai Era, became one of the two dual characters
in Zoroastrian philosophy. Zoroastrians started to worship the
one and only God Ahura Mazda. Yet the other Character, the Ancient
God of Evil Ahriman (Ahreeman) was also there for Zoroastrians
to recognize. However many believe that Ahura Mazda and Ahreeman
are two sides of the same coin, they are the two faces of the
same God, symbolic for the duality of man. Many believe that this
duality has been started from Zoroastrianism and they both complete
one another. Mitra and Anahita were specifically always as Icons
in Persian civilization. Mitra was specially worshiped during
Arsacid (Ashkanid) Parthian Dynasty Era (238 BC - 224 AD). Ashkanids
believed in the Sun Goddess and the holy power of the sun, they
considered themselves as the Sun People. Also Sassanids (224 AD
- 651 AD) were Zoroastrian but even then, people did not forget
their symbolic respect for Ancient Persian Gods and Goddesses.
Zarathustra Spitmata (Philosopher
Shining light of Ancient Persian Philosophy
R. Zarathustra and Farvahar Alter
Torches of Holy Fire burning bright
For more information on Zoroastrianism read:
Persian Mythology, Gods and Goddesses: Chapter 1
4. The Kingdom Era
728 BC - 559 BC
Deioces The first Median King 728 BC - 675 BC, started the first organized
nationwide Large Frame Iranian Kingdom. The Median Kingdom was
the first of its kind in Iran, a great hierarchy with huge organization
of administrations. The capital of this dynasty was Ecbatana (Ekbatana)
which is today's Hamedan. Huvakh-Shatra is the greatest
Median King and the grand son to Deioces.
Iran was a
Kingdom from 728 BC until 559 BC Accession of Cyrus of Persia,
who seized the Median Throne and enlarged Iran into an Empire,
The Great Persian Empire.
5. The First Imperial Era
559 BC - 651 AD
Cyrus Cylinder (539 BC)
First declaration of human rights in the world. Charter of the
rights of people and nations of the world, written by Cyrus The
Great. Persian Empire was the sole super power on Earth, which
unlike other empires, never practiced slavery.
Great, started the Persian Empire. Until 559 BC, Iran was
a Kingdom, after this date Iran became an Empire. Cyrus was of
Achaemenid Dynasty which were Persians, later Arsacid Dynasty
came to power by ending Greeko-Macedonian ruling of Iran, Arsacids
were Parthian and after them Sassanid Persians gained the power,
another Persian dynasty. Cyrus wrote the first human rights document
and executed it during his government. Cyrus Cylinder is the very
first human rights document of the rights of Nations which had
ever written and executed by his majesty Shahanshah, King of Kings,
Cyrus The Great.
For more information on Cyrus Cylinder read:
The Great (559 BC - 530 BC)
Starter of the Achaemenid Dynasty and Persian Empire, savior of
42,000 Jews from slavery of Babylon, and Patron Saint of Jews
according to Torah (The Jewish Bible). Cyrus, the essence of Persian
Persia, Pars Or Iran?
has to have in mind that when we talk about Persia or Persian
Empire, we are not specifically talking about Persian Aryans or
Achaemenids or Sassanids Dynasty, or specifically people from
the state of Pars (Fars). Actually the name of the country from
559 BC until 1935 AD (Reza Shah The Great of the Pahlavi Dynasty
Era) was Persia. Wrong or right from 559 BC onward the name of
the country has been "Persian Empire" (Emperaturiye
Pars) until Qajar Dynasty, later during Qajar it was called "Persia"
(Pars), later "Government of Persia" (Hokumate Pars),
later "Secured Nation of Persia" (Mamlekate Mahruseye
Pars). After 1935 AD, Reza Shah The Great head of Pahlavi Dynasty
changed the name of the country from Persia or Pars to Iran. Reza
Khan believed that Persia or Pars covers just a State of Iran
or a Region of Iran, the name of the country had been wrongfully
named Persia or Pars and it is chauvinistic to name the whole
nation Pars or Persia. Why not name the nation Iran which means
"The Land of Aryans"?! Because Iran is for all Iranians,
not just Persians! So Persia or Persian term for it, Pars will
not be proper.
For more information on Persia, Pars or Iran read:
Iran or Persia? Iranian or Persian? Farsi or Persian?
Darius The Great
The one who established the Persian Empire
R. Darius The Great
On the Achaemenid Throne
For more information on Darius Inscription read:
this change also made a case that by naming the country Iran,
we are using a Racist Term, which means "The Land of Aryans".
Association of Iran during W.W.II with Nazi Germany and the great
economic cooperation, programs, and plans between the two nations
was not a great help for the Pro Iran Termers either! Pro Pars
termers stated that Iran is not proper, not just because it is
a racist term, yet because it simply states "Land of Aryans"
meaning it only covers "Persians, Medians, and Parthians"
(Pars, Mad, and Part), then how about none Aryans? How about people
outside the Three Aryan Tribes?!
Cyrus The Great Achaemenid
Starter of Persian Empire
M. Xerxes The Great Achaemenid
Great Persian Conqueror and Expander of Persian Empire
R. Darius The Great
Establisher and Organizer of Persian Empire.
only historical facts and events which had happened so far. I
just wanted the readers to have a historical perspective on the
issue and also to understand, either due to the cultural, verbal
or technical reasons, right or wrong:
we mention Persia or Persian Empire, we mean Iran after 559 BC,
and by no means, it is necessarily wrong to say so."
So from 559
BC a beginning by Cyrus until 651 AD an end by Yazdgird III, The
First Imperial Era has lasted. Despite all the braveries of Iranians
including Yazdgird III and Ahura bless his great spirit, Arteshbod
"Rostam Farokhzad" head of Persian forces and the Grand
General in charge of the defense of Ctesiphone, the great Sassanid
Capital near Baghdad, Iran had lost the war. This was due to 60
years of war with Rome and Roman Empire, which had weakened the
Persian Empire economically, militaristically, and spiritually.
Another reason for this loss was the ever expanding distance between
the social classes, unhappy lower classes, elite corrupt power
of some Zoroastrian Clerics (Mobeds and Mobede Mobedan), and last
but not least "The Persian Traitors" and Infidels who
always betrayed Iran and spied for Rome or Arabs. Persian Traitors
were many low lives who sold Iran by the pound, and they are still
doing it now!
Humble resting-place for a great man. Once he ruled the world
and he spread justice to all mankind. His final wish was to be
buried in a simple mausoleum as a simple man. Cyrus, rest in peace,
thus we are awake. We shall revive Mother Persia. Iran will rise
As we mentioned,
Persia is the Latin term for Iran. Pars is the Persian term for
Persia. Iran is the name of the country after 1935. So Persia,
Pars and Iran are the same.
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Arabo-Muslim Invasion and Occupation
6. The First Arabo-Islamic Invasion-Occupation Era
651 AD - 873 AD
III (632 AD - 651 AD)
Brave Shahanshah of Sassanid who fought with the skin of his teeth
to save Iran. He had done many hit and run campaigns, and on various
occasions he narrowly escaped the enemy to gather reinforcement
troops from around Iran to continue the struggle. Finally the
battle was lost and Yazdgird was murdered. Yazdgird had done his
best to defend Iran against Arabo-Muslim Beasts.
Arteshbod Rostam Farokhzad, Commander in Chief of the Persian
Sassanid Army, a great General who sacrificed his own life so
Iran could live. Rostam and his men fought to the last drop of
blood to save Iran from Arabo-Muslim Savages who invaded the Land
of Aryans. Arabo_Muslim invaded Iran (635 AD), most of Iran was
occupied (649 AD) and Yazdgird III murdered (651 AD). This marked
the end of Sassanid Era.
For more information on Rostam Farokhzad read:
222 Years of Struggle for Independence of Iran: Part 1
From 651 AD,
death of Yazdgird III by a Persian Traitor, until 873 AD when
The Great Nationalist "Yaqub Leis Saffarid" of the Saffarid
Dynasty put an end to the Arab domination of Iran, is also called
the First Dark Ages of Iran. However during this Era we had some
greatest of the greats, some of the best Nationalists and freedom
fighters of all times in our history, fighting to free Iran. Let
us name a few:
Persian Male Freedom fighters
Khorasani and his black shirts followers of the state of Khorasan,
they fought during the occupational Era. True Parthian son of
Iran who fought for years to keep the Persian culture pure, and
to keep Arabs out of it.
Maziyar, Great freedom fighter of Iran
Babak Khoramdin and his red shirts followers who fought
Arabs during the Occupational Era.
Leader of The Red Shirts freedom fighters against Arabo_Muslim
R. Kaveh Ahangar
Mythical Iranian Freedom Fighter who put a piece of torn leather
on spearhead and raised it to start the revolution against Zahak,
the Arab Tyrant and oppressor of Iranians.
For more information on Male Freedom Fighters of Iran read:
222 Years of Struggle for Independence of Iran: Part 3
Ferdowsi Tusi, Greatest Iranian patriot poet, Shakespeare
of Iran, who revived Persian Language, and did not let Arabs to
destroy our beloved Persian Language. He wrote the masterpiece
"Shahnameh" or book of kings. Not a single word of Arabic
and none Persian terms had been used in this book. We owe Ferdowsi
Abolqasem Ferdowsi Tusi
Great Iranian poet, reviver of the Persian Language and symbol
of solidarity against Tazi (Arab) infection of the Persian Culture.
Ferdowsi wrote Shahnameh without using a single Arabic word! In
a way, Ferdowsi declared a cultural war on Arabo-Muslim Bedouin!
R. Yaqub Leis Saffarid
Liberator of Iran, reviver of the Persian Culture, greatest Iranian
freedom fighter of all times, and starter of the Saffarid Dynasty
who regained the independence of Iran from Arab Occupiers.
Saffarid, the greatest of all the freedom fighters of Iran.
He saved a great amount of Persian books in his vast library to
save the Persian Language, culture and science. He made teachers,
university professors, poets and writers to only speak, teach,
read and write Persian, so we could save our traditions, culture
and most of all our Persian Language. He was also the man who
finally kicked Arabs for once and for all out of Iran (Majority
of Persian Land freed from Arabs). 873 AD was when Yaqub Leis
Saffarid of Saffarid Dynasty of Sistan and Baluchistan freed Iran
from Muslim Arab Savages, defeated and destroyed all Arab forces
in Iran and bought our freedom and independence. May his great
spirit rest in eternal peace, may Ahura bless his great soul.
For more information on Yaqub Leis Saffarid read:
222 Years of Struggle for Independence of Iran: Part 4: Yaqub Leis Saffarid
Pictorial History of Iranian Military Uniforms: Chapter 14: Saffarids
Persian Female Freedom Fighters
Daughter of "Piran" the Persian General, She was a commander
in Imperial Sassanid's Persian Military. She was fighting Arabo-Muslim
Invaders at the same time that General Arteshbod Rostam Farokhzad
was fighting them on another front and Yazdgird III of Sassanid
was chasing and searching for extra reinforcement of Persian Cavalry
to fight Arabs. Yazdgird, Rostam and Apranik were the three Aces
of Persian leadership fighting the barbarian Bedouin nomad Arab
Muslims. She fought bravely and killed a whole bunch of savages
during her many campaigns.
vigilante Freedom Fighter with her own private army and band of
freedom fighters who fought the invading Arab savages and showed
the world, what Persian Nationalism means.
Lady Banu, wife of "Babak Khoramdin", she fought Arabs
side by side of Babak, during the occupation Era of Iran.
Prime Minister of Ma'mun The Arab Caliph of Tazi (Arab Hound),
Abbasid Dynasty during the occupational years. She always kept
Iranian Benefits in mind. Her prerogative was to help Iran by
working reforms from inside the occupational government, actually
she became Caliphate of all Muslim's Prime Minister. She was Dadmah's
daughter, which is also known as Hassan-e Sahl. Buran was the
powerful Vazir (Prime Minister) of Abbasids. She had done reforms
from within the Arab occupational regime and softened the Anti
Iranian resentments inside the Arab Regime.
The great female commando partisan warrior from Deylam, Gilan
State of Iran. Azad and her group of freedom fighters used to
hit and run The Arab Armies, in a way that they damaged and then
ran into the bushes and Jungles of Gilan. She kept the struggle
up for years.
sons and daughters of Iran fought and died or fought and celebrated
victory for Iran and Iranians. It was because of their great sacrifice
that we are still an independent nation with an independent language
and culture of our own. If it weren't because of these heroes,
we would have been just another Arab country like Egypt, Lebanon,
Tunis or others! These countries had great civilizations before
Islam, yet due to the fact that they lost their language, they
are basically known as just another Arab Nation!
For more information on Female Freedom Fighters of Iran read:
Persian Warrior Queens, Princesses and Commanders: Chapter 2
Civilizations which were destroyed by
many great civilizations in the world, such as:
of Lakhmid (Arabian Peninsula)
Yemen Civilization (Arabian Peninsula)
Heireh Civilization (Arabian Peninsula)
Carthaginian Empire (Tunis, North Africa)
Egyptian Empire (North Africa)
Phoenicia, the great sea trading nation (Lebanon)
Sham, the civilized Asian colony of Rome (Syria)
Napata, great Ex-Persian Colony and civilization in North
Siranaique Civilization (Libya)
of All Nations
Gate of All Nations was located at Persepolis, simply because
Persian Empire owned the world; therefore, ambassadors and missioners
from all nations were coming and going in and out of this famous
gate to visit The Persian Shahanshah, bring him gifts, consult
with him, ask for advice, ask for help and aids, and get enlightened
by his global vision.
Now why are
we emphasizing on these two periods of invasion-occupation by
Arabo-Muslims and why are we specifically distinguish them in
Persian History, you ask? Especially when so many other invasions
and occupations took place in Iranian History in the past, then
why these two periods are named as Eras? There were invasions,
which ended up in partial or complete occupations of Iran in the
past. They were by historical order:
Invaders and occupiers of Persia
Skiths (Saka-ha) invasion led by Kulak Sais
Greeko- Macedonian invasion led by Alexander The Macedonian
Hithies invasion led by Heftalito
Hun Turks invasion led by Tumen The Hun
Arabo-Muslim invasion led by Omar Ibn Al Khatab The Second
Caliph of Rashedin
Seljuq Turks invasion led by Toqrul Beyk
Mongols (Turkish Origin) invasion led by Genghiz Khan
Timuri Turkmen's invasion led by Amir Timur Lang (The Cripple)
Qalzay Afghans' invasion led by Mahmoud Afghan
makes the first and second invasion of Arab and Muslims to Iran
so special that we need to specifically select different Eras
all the past invasions, no enemy had ever got to the point that
they absolutely almost destroyed all aspects, functions, connections
and systems of the Persian way of life, social structure, traditions
and culture, like it occurred during the first Islamic Invasion
of Iran at 651 AD which lasted for about 222 years before our
nationalist ancestors kicked them out of the land of Aryans. Also
the second Arabo_Islamic Invasion of Iran which occurred at 1979,
was much worst than the first one. Even though the Religious card,
was a winning Ace Card and an important element to play with the
public emotions which led to create disturbance to destroy the
very fundamental and fabrics of the Persian way of life, and it
was present during both the first and the second Islamic Invasion,
yet during the second one it has been used in a much wider scale.
first AIOG (Arabo-Islamic Invasion Occupation) of Iran at 651
AD, Islam was introductory but during the second AIOG, clerics
used Islam and the religious fanaticism and emotional feelings,
also the ignorance of the public to destroy the very roots and
fundamentals of the Persian Order of living.
reason that made the Second Islamic Invasion of 79, much dangerous
than the first, was that the second invasion happened during modern
era and it used all that modern technology had to offer, to destroy
the Persian Lifeline. It used modern methods of mass propaganda
by the Mass Media, TV, Radio, Speakers at every street corner,
speakers at Mosques, newspapers, magazines, books, text books
at schools, falsely authored twisted blend of Islamically correct
history text books taught to children since elementary schools,
teachings of a twisted majority of educators controlled by the
Islamic State controlled ministry of Education, use of cyber space
and over all Mass brainwash of our youth in Mass Quantity. And
that is why the Second High Tech Arabo-Islamic Invasion of Iran
at 1979 was much more devastating, dangerous and damaging rather
than the First Low Tech Barbaric Arabo-Islamic Invasion of Iran
Persepolis intact, virtually restored and recaptured the way it
was, before getting burned down by Alexander The homosexual Drunk
first invasion...... it was the destiny for Iran to be free........
But then again, we must come out of this second one, alive and
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