Hellenistic

Total:2

  • Massive hypostyle hall is seen inside the Vakil Mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran. 2021-02-27 21:48

    A peek into core elements of traditional Iranian architecture

    TEHRAN – The history of Iranian architecture is very complex and time-stretched. The Elamite, Achaemenian, Hellenistic, and other pre-Islamic dynasties left striking stone testaments to their greatness, such as Chogha Zanbil and Persepolis—both designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1979.

  •  A view of the 12th-century Jameh Mosque of Yazd (Masjid-e-Jameh Yazd) in central Iran. 2020-01-03 18:14

    Porticos, arches, domes and gardens, key elements of Persian architecture

    TEHRAN – Iran has inherited numerous architectural traditions over the course of history. The Elamite, Achaemenian, Hellenistic, and other pre-Islamic and Islamic-era dynasties have left striking stone testaments to their greatness, such as Chogha Zanbil and Persepolis—both of which were designated UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1979.