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Persian landscape

Warwick Ball

Persian landscape

a photographic essay

by Warwick Ball

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Scorpion Publications in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Iran -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWarwick Ball and Antony Hutt.
      ContributionsHutt, Antony, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS254.7 .B34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[128] p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4286790M
      ISBN 100905906101, 0905906047
      LC Control Number78313608

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By telling the story of the development of gardens throughout the Persian culture's 5,year-old history, she imparts a passionate view Cited by: Introduction. Persia was internationally renamed in to Iran, The Persians have always called their region The land of the Arians, from which the name Ērān (Iran/Aryan) comes ().Historically, Iran has always been the local name for that region for millenniums, but later under subsequent Greek influence became internationally known as Persia (named after the province of Pars in Iran from.

Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ball, Warwick. Persian landscape. London: Scorpion Publications, (OCoLC) (shelved 6 times as persian-books) avg rating — 18, ratings — published   Persian Garden Style evolved after the Egyptian Style of gardening.

It marked the beginning of “Modern Garden Architecture”.The Persian garden was an answer to the aridity of the local climate where the high walled garden and the shady trees with its air cooled by streams and fountains, was a simple recipe for paradise.

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