Understanding Iran Today by Michael Capek

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Moojan Momen, An Introduction to Shi’i Islam (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1985), p. 30. 7. Waines, pp. 161–162. 8. Mackey, pp. 106–107. 9. Najmieh Khalili Batmanglij, New Food of Life: Ancient Persian and Modern Iranian Cooking and Ceremonies (Washington, DC: Mage Publishers, 1996), pp. 399–400. 10. Albert Hourani, A History of the Arab Peoples (New York: Warner Books, 1991), pp. 15–20. Chapter 7: Food and Holidays 1. iranonline. com/festivals/Iranian-new-year/index. html 2. Burke, p.

Darius took all previous traditions and languages and formed them into a single Persian culture. He expanded the empire east to India and north to the Danube River in Europe. He also built the magnificent city of Persepolis, which boasted of richly decorated golden palaces and other beautiful buildings. Its gates were made of solid gold and Darius’s great meeting hall could hold 10,000 people. People came to Persepolis from all over Persia for parties and festivals. The size and glory of the city proved to all who came how great the king of Persia was.

Oakland, CA: Lonely Planet Publications, 2012. Curtis, Glenn E. and Eric Hooglund, editors. Iran: A Country Study. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Federal Research Division, 2008. Dabashi, Hamid. Iran: A People Interrupted. New York: New Press, 2007. Dana-Haeri, Dana with Shahrzad Ghorashian. New Persian Cooking. B. Tauris. 2001. indd 60 5/14/14 12:35 PM FUrtHEr rEaDInG Daniel, Elton. The History of Iran. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2012. Ember, Melvin and Carol R. Ember, editors. 2. New York: Macmillan Reference USA.

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