بزرگان ایران زمین (Iranian Great Persons) series on BBC Persian

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BBC Persian have produced a series of programmes online entitled “بزرگان ایران زمین (Iranian Great Persons)”. Those featured are:
1) Zarathustra;
2) Cyrus;
3) Ferdowsi;
4) Ibn e Sina
5) Hafez
6) Mohammad Mosaddeq

Over the next few days BBC Persian are broadcasting short documentaries around 20-30 minutes about each of them. Following this, people will be invited to vote to select one of the six, who they consider to be the greatest Iranian.

The one on Zoroastrianism can be viewed by clicking on the link below and includes a short interview with Professor Almut Hintze, Zartoshty Lecturer in Zoroastrian Studies at SOAS and Trustee and Treasurer at the Ancient India and Iran Trust:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian/tvandradio/2012/03/120319_great_persians_zartosht.shtml

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  1. xc1207@yahoo.com

    Zarathushtra should not be compared to ordinary people. He was a prophet and should be removed from the list.

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