Persia

Purim is a Jewish holiday from Persia

Purim is a celebration of freedom! The story was recorded in what we call the Megillah, aka, the Book of Esther (dated 5th century BCE). It lasts only one day, it is celebrated between February...

Zarathustra Said What?

In order to understand Zoroaster a.k.a. Zarathustra, we need to read what Herodotus wrote about the Persian people. Herodotus the historian of the Greco-Persian Wars, wrote around 500 BC. that: “The Persians offer sacrifice to:...

Naw Ruz – March 21st. Persian New Year

  Ever since I was a little girl I have been fascinated with the stories of Persia and the Middle East, such as “1001 Nights”, Scheherazade, Sinbad, Gilgamesh, Hammurabi, Nebuchadnezzar, and the beautiful buildings covered...