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Tag Archives: Iran
In one of the oldest surviving creation myths, humankind originates from a labor action. The story, told in the Babylonian Atrahasis Epic, goes like this: long before humankind, only gods exist, with some more powerful than others. These greater gods—the … Continue reading
Demons associated with astrological signs—from a Persian manuscript on magic and astrology, 1912.
Muhammad Kazim: Pen Box, Iran, late 19th Century (bottom with portraits of Nasir al-Din Shah and persian rulers from the Shāhnameh)
Shadi Ghadrian: Qajar #3 (1998) (source)