in both English & Farsi
شکوه پرسپولیس

Seized and burned by Alexander the Great's conquering army, shaken by uncounted earthquakes, eroded by 25 centuries of rain, fluctuating temperatures and scouring winds, Persepolis, the greatest of the royal residences of ancient Persia is a definitive ancient ruin.

Yet the place remains an awesomely impressive sight 2,500 years after it was built. Even today, those who step up to its gigantic terrace of 125,000 square meters and see its majestic columns are filled with a sense of majestic columns are filled with a sense of awe drifting into a dream-like trance.

A dream in which one tries to visualize the beauty and dazzling splendor of Persepolitan places before their sad destruction.

Persepolis Recreated” is the name of this beautiful documentary film by Mr. Farzin Rezaian.


The Book:


This magnificent book consists of 72 pages of quite spectacular pictures with some transparent overlays and 3-dimesional reconstruction of Persepolitan palaces as they were 2,500 years ago.



The Film:

A magnificent documentary film with beautiful footages from the most spectacular palace of ancient Iran - Persepolis, accompanied by 3-dimensional reconstruction of its remarkable palaces and halls.

Throughout the film, renowned scholars from France, U.S.A. and Iran have also commented on the splendor and the function of Persepolitan palaces.


The Producer:

Farzin Rezaeian is an award-winning documentarian and educational film producer and director.

He studied sociology, political science and communications at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

For the past twenty years he has researched and written for many educational and documentary films that he has produced or directed. "Persepolis Recreated" is his most recent production.


Farzin Rezaeian - Producer
Read more about this project at the BBC link here.
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