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From Zoroaster to Islam 2

From Zoroaster to Islam 2

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alexander stefanatos

Pro Member, thessaloniki

From Zoroaster to Islam 2

Ancient Persepolis( for more information please refer to the previous photo. Thank you very much)

Persepolis inside the walls. Ruins of Apadana, king Darius palace complex.

In the photo an Iranian lady, fully covered with her burga, strolls over the ruins of the palace making fully evident the contemporary islamic authority over the ancient Zoroastrian....

Comments 6

  • Carlo.Pollaci 25/03/2016 8:49

    Magnifico reportage.
  • Janos Gardonyi 07/03/2016 22:22

    iconic image...... it tells the story all too well......janos
  • Mirjam Burer 27/02/2016 17:32

    a kind of sad mood in this wonderful image Alexander...
    great compo and big compliment..
    me agapi..
  • Harold Thompson 27/02/2016 9:58

    Good study of the ruins and the lady adda to the scene also showing the scale of the site
    :-)) Harold
  • Sue Thompson 26/02/2016 8:28

    An amazing place steeped as it is in ancient history.
    Well composed using that large stone and the Ldy.

  • Adele Oliver 25/02/2016 22:21

    such an interesting place, so much history here ... and still a place of worship - a very good perspective here with all the old structures stretching into the sky, great timing with the presence of the woman in her burka |!!!
    best regards,


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Camera E3100
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Aperture 5.6
Exposure time 1/488
Focus length 5.8 mm
ISO 100