Entries by Kaveh Farrokh

Shab-e Yalda: A Warm Welcome to Winter, Felicitous Farewell to Fall

The article “Shab-e Yalda: A warm welcome to winter, felicitous farewell to fall” was originally posted by the Tehran Times on December 20, 2016. Kindly note that two of the images and accompanying captions do not appear in the original Tehran Times report. In addition, one of the points made by the article is disputed, […]

Article on the Lur Language, Pahlavi terminology and the Shahname

An article on the relationship between the Lur language, Pahlavi terminology and the Shahname has been published by Dr. Gholamreza Karamian and Dr. Kaveh Farrokh in the special edition academic text book dedicated to prominent Iranologist scholar and literary specialist, Professor Jalal Khaleghi Motlagh: Karamian, Gh., & Farrokh, K. (1396/2018). Characteristics of various ancient Pahlavi […]

New Book on Persian Firearms by Dr. Manouchehr M. Khorasani

The book “Persian Fire and Steel: Historical Firearms of Iran” by Dr. Manouchehr M. Khorasani has been published. Dr. Khorasani endeavors to share with the world the beauty and the sophistication of historical Persian firearms, and the respect accorded for the skill of the craftsmen who constructed these and decorated them. There is particular focus […]

The Name ‘Persian Gulf’ registered at WIPO on October 19, 2018

As reported by Dr. Mohammad Ala (recipient of 2018 Panda Award and 2013 Grand Prix Film Italia Award) on October 25, 2018, the name ‘Persian Gulf’ has now been officially registered at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The registration was made official on October 19, 2018. Therefore, no Country, Entity or Organization is entitled […]

Article on Achaemenid Cylinders published in Text Honoring Professor Jalal Khaleghi-Motlagh

An article on Achaemenid Cylinders and Stelae has been published in the special edition academic text book dedicated to prominent Iranologist scholar and literary specialist, Professor Jalal Khaleghi Motlagh: Farrokh, K., & Farhid, T. (1396/2018). “Other” Cylinders and Records before and after Cyrus the Great: Kelar, Babylon, Egypt and Xanthus. Studies in Honor of Professor […]