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Iranian History

Ancient Iran

The Achaemenids

The Parthians

The Sassanians

Advent of Islam

The Early Medieval Period

The Mongols and the Ilkhanids

  1. The Invasion of Genghis Khan
  2. Halaku Khan and The Muslim Ilkhans
  3. Timur and the end of Mongol Rule

The Golden Age of Iranian Civilization

  1. The Early Safavids
  2. Abbas I or Shah Abbas
  3. The Later Saffavids

Nader Shah and the Qajars

  1. Nader Shah
  2. The Zand Dynasty
  3. The Rise of the Qajars
  4. The Great Game
  5. Modernity and The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism
  6. The Iranian Constitional Revolution

Modern Iran