Thursday, March 21, 2019

Happy Nowruz - it is Spring

Ushta te,
Happy Nowruz to all on this first day of Spring 2019
some sketches-in-progress in the theme of the ancient, pre-Islamic, Iranian people - here Parthian kontophoroi or kontos (lance) bearing horseman and Saka warrior woman.


nota bene yesterday in some of the ancient Nowruz-celebrating countries they jumped over the bonfires - custom known as Chaharshanbe Suri  attached link to a scholarly article on the Good and Evil in ancient Iranian Festivals.
Khoda Hafez


Dario T. W. said...

Making Sense with Sam Harris #126 - In Defense of Honor (with Tamler Sommers) -

Dario T. W. said...

new film on Tomyris and her Saka - looking forward to see it -