PERSIA, THE LAND OF THE MAGI, OR, THE HOME OF THE WISE MEN : AN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT OF PERSIA FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT TIME ; WITH A DETAILED VIEW OF ITS PEOPLE, THEIR MANNERS, CUSTOMS, MATRIMONY AND HOME LIFE, RELIGION, EDUCATION AND LITERATURE, TEXTILE AND CONTEMPORARY ARTS AND INDUSTRIES, THE KING, HIS COURT, AND FORMS OF PUNISHMENT : INCLUDING AFGHANISTAN AND BELOOCHISTAN

Persia, the land of the magi, or, The home of the wise men : an historical and descriptive account of Persia from the earliest ages to the present time ; with a detailed view of its people, their manners, customs, matrimony and home life, religion, education and literature, textile and contemporary arts and industries, the king, his court, and forms of punishment : including Afghanistan and Beloochistan PDFdownload book for $9.99 (free for members)

Author: Nweeya, Samuel K. (Samuel Kasha), b. 1876

Pages: 506

Publisher: Philadelphia : [John C. Winston]

Subject:
Iran
History / Middle East / General
Travel / Asia / Southwest
Travel / Middle East / General

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...l interpretations of Koran and metaphysical conception of God according to Sufis Philosophy; Textile and Contemporary Arts and Industries; a description of the Nestorians and the medical mission in the East, including Afghanistan and Beloochistan. Should it entertain you and your children, should it arouse in you a deeper interest in humanity and should it prompt an earnest prayer on our behalf to the ever-present God and Father, whom we all try to love and to serve, then its object is accomplished. SAMUEL K. NWEEYA, PH. D., M. D., Winston Building, 1006-16 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa., U. S. A. April, 1913. X. The Alkoranâ Its Doctrine and Preceptsâ The Mohammedan Priesthood, Mosque and Its Services 197 XI. The Arabs and Mohammed, The Shiite Moslem's Mu-har-ram 211 XII. Babism, Its Relation to Mohammedanism and Christianity 226 XIII. The Magi or Parsee Religion 249 XIV. Language, The Schools, Modern Literature 260 XV. Poems from Persian Literature 282 XVI. The Persian Textile Arts, A Description of Ancient and Modern Carpets, Runners and Rugs, including a Detailed Discourse of Contemporary Arts and Industries 291 XVII. Account of Afghanistan 352 XVIII. The Nestorians and Missions 391 XIX. Great Commission and Medical Mission 405 XX. Persian Stories.,. Samuel K. Nweeya, Ph. D., M. D Frontispiece PAGE Persian Passport 13 Map of Persia, Afghanistan, Baluchistan and Turkey in Asia 15 Russian Ahmed Mirza 25 Muzaffer-ed-Din 31 Mohammed Ali 33 The Bastinado 43 The Palace of the New Shahâ Sultan Ahmed Mirzaâ Azad-ul Mulk 47 Plowing with Oxenâ Persian Shovels 49 Persian Gardens â Plowing with Buffaloes â Cultivated Fields 53 The Kurzee 81 A Persian Shepherd 85 Mount Damavond 89 View of the Ruins of Persepolis 109 King Darius Offers Sacrifice Unto Ormazd 113 Tombs of the Achamenion Kings at Nukshi Rustom 119 A Gate of the Capital City, Teheran 151 Interior ...

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