Entries by manuvera

Kaveh Farrokh on YouTube

There is now a YouTube link for the WAALM event of October 31st, 2008 in which Kaveh Farrokh won the “Best History Book of 2008” Persian Golden Lioness Award: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=TsC_exqlJ44 It cites the book, Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War as being  “…unbiased, and supported by proof and credentials…” This evaluation is based […]

Farrokh Book cited twice in Kayhan Newspaper

Kaveh Farrokh’s book, Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War has been cited twice in the Kayhan Newspaper of London in relation to its nomination as the Best History Book of 2008, as also reported in the BBC and the widely read Iranian.com website. The first citaiton occurred in the November 6-12 2008 issue […]

The site of Pasargardae

Pasargardae is the site of the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire (). Founded by Cyrus the Great (575-530 BC).  The term “Pasargardae” is generally believed to be the Greek phonological derivation of the Old Persian term Pathragada, which may have meant “Camp of the Persians” but this is no longer agreed upon by all […]

An overview of Bisotun

The Bisotun site in Iran is approximately 30-32 kilometers to the northeast of the city of Kermanshah. The site is well known mainly because it is where Darius the Great () inscribed his declaration of victory over rivals, notably the pretender to the Achaemenid throne, Gaumata. The sire is of special interest as its panel […]

Kaveh Farrokh’s Book cited by US Independent Book Publishers

Kaveh Farrokh’s book, “Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War” was awarded as the Best History Book of 2008 in London on October 31st, 2008 by the WAALM Society’s Persian Golden Lioness Awards – cited also in BBC Persian. The second printing of Shadows in the Desert featured the WAALM Persian Golden Lioness Award […]