Persian articles on Wikipedia
PersianPersian may refer to: People and things from Iran, historically called Persia in the English language PersianPersians, the majority ethnic group in Iran, not
Feb 2nd 2017

Persian language
Persian (/ˈpɜːrʒən/ or /ˈpɜːrʃən/), also known by its endonym Farsi (فارسی fārsi [fɒːɾˈsiː] ( listen)), is one of the Western Iranian languages within
May 24th 2017

Persian people
The Persians are an IranianIranian ethnic group that make up over half the population of Iran. They share a common cultural system and are native speakers of
May 25th 2017

Middle Persian
Middle Persian is classified as a Western Iranian language. It descends from Old Persian and is the linguistic ancestor of Modern Persian. Middle Persian consisted
Apr 26th 2017

Judeo-Persian, or Jidi (/ˈdʒiːdiː/; also spelled Dzhidi or Djudi), refers to both a group of Jewish dialects spoken by the Jews living in Iran and Judeo-Persian
Apr 28th 2017

Persian cat
Persian The Persian cat (Persian: گربه ایرانی Gorbe Irani) is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and short muzzle. It is also known as
May 27th 2017

Persian Empire
Persian-EmpirePersian Empire is any of a series of imperial dynasties centered in Persia (modern–day Iran). The first of these was the Achaemenid Empire established
May 28th 2017

Persian literature
Persian literature (Persian: ادبیات فارسی‎‎ adabiyāt-e fārsi), comprises oral compositions and written texts in the Persian language and it is one of
May 5th 2017

Persian gardens
tradition and style of garden design represented by Persian gardens or Iranian gardens (Persian: باغ ایرانی‎‎) has influenced the design of gardens from
Apr 15th 2017

Old Persian
The Old Persian language is one of the two directly attested Old Iranian languages (the other being Avestan). Old Persian appears primarily in the inscriptions
May 24th 2017

Romanization of Persian
Romanization of Persian or LatinizationLatinization of Persian is the representation of the Persian language (Farsi, Dari and Tajik) with the Latin script. Several
Mar 25th 2017

Persian alphabet
Persian alphabet (Persian: الفبای فارسی‎‎ alefbā-ye fārsi), or Perso-Arabic alphabet, is a writing system used for the Persian language. The Persian script
May 24th 2017

Greco-Persian Wars
The Greco-Persian-WarsPersian-WarsPersian Wars (also often called the Persian-WarsPersian-WarsPersian Wars) were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empire of Persia and Greek city-states that
May 23rd 2017

Persian mythology
Persian mythology are traditional tales and stories of ancient origin, all involving extraordinary or supernatural beings. Drawn from the legendary past
May 9th 2017

Persian language in South Asia
The Persian language, before the British colonized the subcontinent, was the region's lingua franca and widely used official language. It was replaced
Jan 3rd 2017

Persian blue
as a Persian-BluePersian Blue, or Persian Blue Persian, see Persian (cat). Persian blue (not to be confused with Prussian blue) comes in three major tones: Persian blue proper—a
Jun 25th 2016

Persian miniature
Persian A Persian miniature (Persian:نگارگری ایرانی) is a small painting on paper, whether a book illustration or a separate work of art intended to be kept in
May 10th 2017

Turko-Persian tradition
The composite Turko-Persian tradition refers to a distinctive culture that arose in the 9th and 10th centuries (AD) in Khorasan and Transoxiana (present-day
May 18th 2017

BBC Persian Television
Persian-Television">BBC Persian Television (Persian: تلویزیون فارسی بی‌بی‌سی‎‎) is the BBC's Persian language news channel that was launched on 14 January 2009. The service
May 19th 2017

Persian Gulf
The-Persian-Gulf The Persian Gulf (Persian: خلیج فارس‎, translit. Xalij-e Fars, lit. 'Gulf of Fars'‎) is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia. The body of water is an extension
May 26th 2017

Western Persian
Persian Western Persian or Iranian-Persian Iranian Persian is the most widely spoken dialect of Persian. It is spoken in Iran and by minorities in Iraq and the Persian Gulf states
Feb 21st 2017

Persian Gulf naming dispute
Persian-Gulf">The Persian-GulfPersian Gulf naming dispute is concerned with the name of the body of water known historically and internationally as the Persian-GulfPersian Gulf (Persian: خلیج
May 17th 2017

Persian carpet
Persian A Persian carpet or Iranian carpet (Persian: فرش ايرانى‎‎ farsh, meaning "to spread") also known as Iranian rugs (قالی ايرانى qālī) is a heavy textile
Apr 5th 2017

Persian Jews
Persian-JewsPersian Jews or Jews Iranian Jews (Persian: یهودیان ایرانی‎‎, Hebrew: יהודים פרסים‎) are Jews historically associated with the Persian Empire, whose successor
May 16th 2017

Persian art
Persian art or Iranian art has one of the richest art heritages in world history and has been strong in many media including architecture, painting, weaving
Feb 1st 2017

Persian calligraphy
Persian calligraphy (Persian:خوشنویس فارسی) or Iranian calligraphy (Persian:خوشنویسی ایرانی) is the calligraphy of the Persian language. It is one of the
Apr 11th 2017

Persian onager
Persian The Persian onager (Equus hemionus onager), also called the Persian wild ass or Persian zebra, is a subspecies of onager (Asiatic wild ass) native to
Feb 4th 2017

Persian Braille
Persian-BraillePersian Braille is the braille alphabet for the Persian language. It is largely compatible with Arabic Braille, which may be found (in uncontracted form)
Apr 30th 2017

Roman–Persian Wars
Roman The RomanPersian Wars were a series of conflicts between states of the Greco-Roman world and two successive Iranian empires: the Parthian and the Sassanid
May 26th 2017

Persian Wikipedia
Persian-Wikipedia">The Persian Wikipedia (Persian: ویکی‌پدیا، دانشنامهٔ آزاد‎‎, Romanized as Wikipediā, Dānesnāme-ye Āzād / "Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia") is the Persian
Apr 2nd 2017

Old Persian cuneiform
Old Persian cuneiform is a semi-alphabetic cuneiform script that was the primary script for Old Persian. Texts written in this cuneiform have been found
Apr 9th 2017

Academy of Persian Language and Literature
The Academy of Persian-LanguagePersian Language and Literature (Persian: فرهنگستان زبان و ادب فارسی‎‎) is the official regulatory body of the Persian language headquartered
Apr 18th 2017

Persian and Urdu
The Persian language historically influenced many of the modern languages and dialects of Eastern Europe, Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia, including
Apr 16th 2017

Persian traditional music
Persian traditional music or Iranian traditional music (Persian: موسیقی سنتی ایرانی mūsīqī-e sonnatī-e īrānī), also known as Persian classical music is
Feb 20th 2017

Persian phonology
For assistance with IPA transcriptions of Persian for Wikipedia articles, see Help:IPA for Persian. The Persian language has six vowel phonemes and twenty-three
May 4th 2017

Persian name
Persian">A Persian name consists of a given name, sometimes more than one, and a surname. Since the Islamic conquest of Persia, some names in Iran have been
May 11th 2017

Russo-Persian War (1804–13)
The 1804–1813 Russo-Persian War, was one of the many wars between the Persian Empire and Imperial Russia, and began like many of their wars as a territorial
Apr 29th 2017

Second Persian invasion of Greece
The second PersianPersian invasion of Greece (480–479 BC) occurred during the Greco-PersianPersian Wars, as King Xerxes I of Persia sought to conquer all of Greece
May 16th 2017

Arab states of the Persian Gulf
Arab The Arab states of the Persian Gulf are the seven Arab states which border the Persian Gulf, namely Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and
May 26th 2017

Traditional Persian
Other everyday usage names are: Persian Doll Face Persian, Persian Classic Persian, Old-Fashioned-Persian Old Fashioned Persian, Long-nosed Persian, Old-style Longhair, Traditional Longhair
May 25th 2017

Russo-Persian War (1826–28)
The Russo-Persian-WarPersian War of 1826–28 was the last major military conflict between the Russian and Persian empires. After the Treaty of Gulistan that concluded
Apr 8th 2017

Indo-Persian culture
"Indo-Persian culture" refers to those Persian aspects that have been integrated into or absorbed into the cultures of the Indian Subcontinent (hence the
May 25th 2017

Persian Expedition of 1796
The Persian Expedition of Catherine the Great, alongside the Persian Expedition of Peter the Great, was one of the Russo-Persian Wars of the 18th century
Mar 19th 2017

Persian lime
lime, Bearss lime, Persian lime, and Tahiti lime, is a citrus fruit species of hybrid origin, known only in cultivation. The Persian lime is most likely
May 24th 2017

List of Persian poets and authors
is not comprehensive, but is continuously being expanded and includes Persian writers and poets from Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. This list is alphabetized
Apr 21st 2017

Persian studies
Persian studies is the study of the Persian language and its literature specifically. It is differentiated from Iranian studies which is a broader, more
Feb 5th 2017

Ottoman–Persian wars
For all conflicts between Turkic states and Persian states, see Turco-Persian Wars. Below is the list of wars between the Ottoman Empire and the Safavid
May 6th 2017

Battle of the Persian Gate
The Battle of the Persian Gate was a military conflict between Achaemenid Persian army, commanded by the satrap of Persis, Ariobarzanes, and the invading
May 9th 2017

Persian music
PersianPersian music may refer to various types of the music of Persia/Iran or other PersianPersian-speaking countries: PersianPersian traditional music PersianPersian ritual music
Sep 19th 2011

Russo-Persian Wars
Russo The Russo-Persian Wars (or Russo-Iranian Wars) were a series of wars fought between the Russian Empire and the Persian Empire between the 17th and 19th
Feb 26th 2017

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