Monday, May 12, 2008

'Semnan, Pearl of the Silk Road'

'Semnan, Pearl of the Silk Road'
Tue, 25 Dec 2007 19:56:50
Iran has published Semnan, Pearl of the Silk Road, a comprehensive book which explores the splendor of the northern historical city.

Semnan, Pearl of the Silk Road includes unique pictures of the city's historical monuments, natural landscapes and native population taken by Homayoun Amir Yeganeh.

Semnan is located at the southern foot of the Alborz mountain range and is considered to be a regional market for grain and cotton.

The city which was once located on the ancient Silk Road, is now famous for its textile, carpet and automobile industry.

Dr Azita Rajabi's 164-paged Persian and English book has been published by Gouya Art House, the famous publisher of Iranology books.

Dr. Rajabi is a professor of urban planning. Her latest work 'Morphology of the Bazaar' is a thorough study of the Persian bazaar.
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