Ancient Persia wells – Archaeological research in Iran
Ancient Persia wells – Archaeological research in Iran – Archaeologists conducting research in Iran.
Have discovered ancient wells of which drew the water – Persepolis, the ancient Parsa,
one of the capitals of ancient Persia. The wells were found with pottery perfect condition.
According to the believing these structures may have formed in the early days of Persepolis,
in the reign of Darius the Great in the sixth century B.C.
Chessboard origin – Chess arose in the Far East
Chessboard origin – It is assumed that chess arose under the name of Chaturanga in the years 280-550 A.D. in eastern India, in the kingdom Gupta. Approx. 600 year. Leak into neighboring Persia, where they are refined into play Shatranj. With the Arabs game arrives in Europe, where in the fifteenth century. Arise from the modern chess. Because of Persian origin survived a Persian terminology. Shah is a Persian word for king and checkmate means “king died.”