Zahhak Castle

 

 Zahhak Castle  is a castle in East Azerbaijan Province, Hashtrud, Iran. It is named after Zahhak, a figure in Persian mythology. According to various experts,…

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The Sasanians

 

 Betsy Williams, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Department of Islamic Art Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012 Although the Sasanian (Sasanid) empire was centered in Mesopotamia,…

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Manichaeism

 

 The Babylonian prophet Mani founded the religion known as Manichaeism in the 3rd century AD. Scholars believe that Manichaeism was a form of Gnosticism, a…

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