As citizens of a multiethnic country that is only about 60 percent ethnic Persian, every Iranian instinctively understands this.
This is the last of a four-part series on Tom Holland's Persian Fire and Rubicon.
Asa: We had a pajama party at my house, and we were playing Hook, which is a Persian card game.
He is an articulate, gifted speaker in his native Pashto, and is fluent in Persian and Arabic.
“The outside forces that have been instrumental in the slaughter in Syria speak in a Persian accent,” concluded Prosor.
The stamp of the elegant simplicity of Cyrus, the Persian, was upon it.
Nor did any man ever do more than Cimon did to humble the pride of the Persian king.
The cities of the main land were compelled to acknowledge the supremacy of the Persian conqueror; but not the islands.
Both spoke in German—a language then as unfamiliar in England as Persian.
The Persian vessels became entangled one with another, and crashing together broke each other's oars.