Iran: History & Ideology

Farzaneh Ebrahimzadeh, who has studied history for about twenty years, talks about recent Abbas Salimi Namin's, head of Iranian Studies department in Tehran, interview with Sarmayeh newspaper. Salimi Namin says Persepolis, the ancient ceremonial capital of the second Iranian dynasty, was not constructed by Iranians and Persepolis was an unfinished construction of Russian tribes ! The blogger says according to all sources Persepolis was constructed by Iranians and all Iranian & non Iranian history academics agree on this fact (Persian). The blogger adds Salimi Namin had denied Holocaust a few months ago.

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