Lovers in a Landscape • Persian, Safavid Period, second half of 16th century Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

Lovers in a Landscape Persian Safavid Period second half of century Object Place: Mashhad or Qazvin, Iran

Simurgh - pt.2 "Si-", the first element in the name, has been connected in folk etymology to Modern Persian si "thirty". Although this prefix is not historically related to the origin of the name simurgh, "thirty" has nonetheless been the basis for legends incorporating that number, for instance, that the simurgh was as large as thirty birds or had thirty colours.

Reza Badrossama نقاشی رضا بدرالسما سیمرغ ققنوس phoenix foenix آبرنگ و گواش Water Color& Gouach

Iran Politics Club: Hojatollah Shakiba - Part 2: Persian Colonial Miniatures Gallery

Iran Politics Club: Hojatollah Shakiba - Part Persian Colonial Miniatures Gallery