Monday, December 11, 2006

Chicago's Persian heritage crisis

Chicago's Persian heritage crisis "(تاراج سرمايه باستانی ايران در شيکاگو in Persian) refers to a threat to seize invaluable Persian antiquities kept at the University of Chicago by the United States federal courts and also a threat to numerous other Persian antiquities kept in the Field museum in Chicago. It has been seen by Iranians as an example for the hostility of United States federal court system toward Iranian people and Persian heritage" Article in Wikipedia.

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Biographical Sketch of David Malcolm Lewis

LEWIS, David Malcolm, (b. London, UK, 7.6.1928; d. Oxford, UK, 12.7.1994), distinguished historian and epigrapher of Greece in the fifth and fourth century BCE and, by extension, of the Achaemenid empire, by Amelie Kuhrt in Encyclopaedia Iranica.