When was Persia renamed “Iran”…and Why?

When was Persia renamed “Iran”…and Why?

The Iran Tour with Far Horizons will demonstrate that Iran (also known historically as Persia) is a world both ancient and contemporary, linking the heartland of Asia and the cradle of Western civilization, a bridge between East and West. The name Persia is actually...

The Zoroastrian – India Connection!

The Parsis, devotees of the Zoroastrian religion, came to India from Iran around 1,000 years ago.  They are followers of one of the oldest religions in the world, thought to have begun in the late 2nd millennium BCE with the teachings of Zarathushtra. On a truly...

My World

By Dr. Gary O. Rollefson – Enthusiastic semi-resident, archaeologist, and fan of Jordan and its lovely people Welcome to my world! It’s been mine as an archaeologist and part-time resident for 30 years, and I’d like you to share it with me. “My world” in...