Persian architecture

Persian architecture

(550–330 B.C.)
Architecture developed under the kings who ruled ancient Persia during the Achaemenid dynasty. It was characterized by a synthesis of architectural elements from surrounding countries, such as Assyria, Egypt, and Greece.
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They are said to have brought the beautiful Persian architecture into India and a system of education that took account of pupils' needs and culture.
This first architectural project led to the opportunity to create some of Iran's most distinctive projects with reference to traditional Persian architecture.
Q: I think one of the overlooked facets of Iranian civilization is the ancient Persian architecture.
The research problem is finding out the impacts of Achaemenian government thinking on the physical form of Persian architecture by recognition of the Achaemenian and the architectural features of that era.
Tour experts say the Taj Mahal is a must go for cultural tourists and with its mix of Indian, Islamic and Persian architecture, there is more to see and learn at the Taj Mahal Mausoleum in Agra, India.
Arriving by way of Iran, the Seljuks' architectural traditions had already absorbed the great styles of Persian architecture and were blended with the Byzantine traditions the Seljuks encountered in Anatolia.
For readers in Persian architecture and arts, the photos show many buildings and their visual effects in detail from a variety of distances.
Itmad-ud-Daula's tomb attracts hundreds of visitors from all across the globe, but, the clouds of old age surround this amazing monument of Persian architecture.
Little remains of the palaces and other structures--at Pasargadae, the first Persian capital, not much can be seen other than the stolid tomb of Cyrus the Great, and at Ecbatana the royal palace of cedar and cypress has long since passed into oblivion--but the grandeur of Persian architecture is evident still at the amazing palace at Persepolis.
By 2004, the campaign had extended to destroying the ancestral home of Baha'u'llah, prophet-founder of the Bahai faith, even though the building itself was a fine example of Persian architecture and thus a cultural treasure for all Iranians.
Swirling sands and hanging mists lurk amongst the Persian architecture as you take swing, climb, run and fight through each task laid out before you.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire.