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The other night, quite by chance, I came across some lines in Rumi, the 13th-century poet—a Sufi mystic from Persia.
Since the faith was founded by a man named Baha Allah in 19th-century Persia, Bahais have often been persecuted.Silenced in Iran: The Plight of Bahai Prisoners of Conscience|Roxana Saberi|June 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The first culture, of course, was that of Persia; the second, that of Sparta.
Jake Gyllenhaal and his biceps could make the leap to macho this year with Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
Just as Persia has its Ruths gleaning in the fields, so also Rebekah with her water pot may be seen daily.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
The book bears out the assertions of its title, and is a valuable contribution to the geography and ethnography of Persia.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
Its Sehna knot, cotton warp and weft, as well as much of the drawing, are typical of Persia.Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley
Persia has undoubtedly tightened her grip upon them, and she is sucking their life-blood out of them.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
The gardens were planted with trees, brought at great expense from India and Persia.Thais|Anatole France
from Latin Persia "Persia," from Greek Persis, from Old Persian Parsa (cf. Persian Fars, Hebrew Paras, Arabic Faris).