The Islamic era brought drastic changes to the styles and practice of the arts, each dynasty with its own particular foci.The Qajarid era was the last stage of classical Persian art, before modernism was imported and suffused into elements of traditionalist schools of aesthetics.
Alcohol is especially popular with young people, who see it as a way to escape their highly restricted lives.
of December, the first day of spring is my new year.
Not only because it is the Persian New Year, but based on the solar calendar, frankly it makes the most sense.
The article uses the words Persian and Iranian interchangeably, sometimes referring to the language and its speakers, and other times referring to the name of pre-20th century Iran, a nomenclature which survives from western explorers and orientalists.
They are not the same and the cultures of the peoples of Greater Persia are the focus of this article.