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‎‘The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History’ released‏ ‏

‎‘The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History’ released‏  ‏

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What distinguishes this concise book is its equal look to various periods of Iranian ‎history through 16 articles authored by a team of historians, linguists and Iranologists. ‎‎‘The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History’ has been translated into Persian by ‎Shahrbanou Saremi and released by Qoqnous Publishing in 488 pages and 1100 ‎copies.  ‎

Iranian history has long been a source of fascination for European and American ‎observers. The country’s ancient past preoccupied nineteenth-century historians and ‎archaeologists as they attempted to construct a unified understanding of the ancient ‎world. Iran’s medieval history has likewise preoccupied scholars who have long ‎recognized the Iranian plateau as a cultural crossroad of the world’s great civilizations...

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‎"One Week with Chekhov" to be held online‎

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Russian literature with prominent authors and poets such as Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky and Chekhov has always gained the attention of Iranian readership. During the last 10 years, The Cultural Center of Tehran's Book City has established a bridge between Iranian and Russian literature and has held various culture and literature programs in both countries.
 
“The center has cooperated with many Russian universities literature centers and the Association of Moscow Writers and the Association of St. Petersburg Writers,” said deputy director of the Book City Institute Ali-Asqar Mohammad-Khani.
 
He added: “Several Iranian authors and playwrights such as Sadeq Hedayat, Mohammad-Ali Jamalzadeh, Simin Daneshvar, Houshang Golshiri and Akbar Radi have been influenced by Chekhov’s work...

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