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...
My World

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...