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September, 28, 48 B.C.:
The End of Pompey the Great and the Birth of an Empire


On September 28, 48 BCE, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, also known as Pompey the Great, was assassinated on the order of King Ptolemy XIII of Egypt, who in turn was trying to earn Brownie points with Caesar. Pompey was born in northern Italy in 106 BCE. He began his career in the Roman Army and quickly beg... Read Full Article:


September, 28, 280 A.D.:
Bahram 2. Rejects Roman Offer


The Roman Emperor Probus sent his envoy to Iran offering to share The East between the two empires. The Sassanid king Bahram 2 rejects this offer just before Mehregan festivities. Probus had to deal with revolts and wars all over the vast Roman empire, thus he sought peace with Iranians for the time... Read Full Article:


September, 28, 1603 A.D.:
Tabriz Taken Back From Ottomans


Shah Abbas Safavi modernized the Iranian army and after moving the capital to Isfahan it was time to deal with the notorious enemy, the Ottomans. On Sep, 28, 1603 Tabriz fell shortly because of local uprisings and the Ottoman army had to retreat. Then there came another great victory in Urmia when t... Read Full Article:


September, 28, 2014 A.D.:
Iran – People of the Flame


Text & Photography by David Adams http://youtu.be/DG1LChlxFrA In the heart of an ancient nation, a sacred fire burns. It hasn’t been extinguished for over 2,000 years. Its mysteries inspired the faith of millions and lie at the very root of what Christians, Muslims and Jews believe in today. This ... Read Full Article:

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