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Ancient Persia (to 651)Edit

Before 550 BCEdit

Achaemenid Empire (550–330 BC)Edit

Seleucid Empire (312–63 BC)Edit

Parthian Empire (247 BC – 224 AD)Edit

Sassanid Empire (224–651)Edit

Early Islamic Persia (651–1370)Edit

Timurid Empire (1370–1501)Edit

Safavid and Afsharid dynasties (1501–1796)Edit

Qajar dynasty (1789–1925)Edit

Modern Iran (from 1925)Edit


  • The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, 1824 by James Justinian Morier (Fiction) (external scan)
  • The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan in England, 1828 by James Justinian Morier (Fiction) (external scan)
  • Zohrab the Hostage, 1832 by James Justinian Morier (Fiction) (external scan)
  • The Mirza, 1841 by James Justinian Morier (Fiction) (3-Vol.) (external scan)

Language, literature and artEdit

  • Grammar of the Persian language. 1828 by Sir William Jones and Samuel Lee (external scan)
  • Biographical notices of Persian poets, 1846 by Sir Gore Ouseley (external scan)
  • Persian Manual - A pocket companion, 1877. by CLARKE
  • The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, by Omar Khayyam
  • English-Persian Dictionary, 1882. by Arthur N. Wollaston
  • History of Art in Persia, 1892 by Georges Perrot and Charles Chipiez
  • Modern Persian conversation-grammar : with reading lessons, English-Persian vocabulary and Persian letters. (1902) by William St. Clair Towers Tisdall
  • The Kashf al-mahjúb, the oldest Persian treatise on Súfiism by Reynold A. Nicholson (1911)
  • The Kitáb al-luma' fi'l-Tasawwuf of Abú Nasr al-Tusi by Reynold A. Nicholson (1914)
  • West-eastern divan by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832); Translated by Edward Dowden, (1843-1913)

Letters and documentsEdit