Tomb of Abu Ali Sina in Hamedan

The Tomb of Sheikh al-Rayees Abu Ali Sina, the famous Iranian philosopher, scientist, and physician titled also as The Eastern Genius (980–1037) and called Avicenna in the West, is situated in Bu Alī Sīnā square, Hamadan, Iran. Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn Abdullah ibn Sina, known as Ibn Sina, and in the West as Avicenna, was [...]


Hamadān (pronounced [hæmedɒːn]) or Hamedān (Persian: همدان‎, Hamedān) (Old Persian: Haŋgmetana, Ecbatana) is the capital city of Hamadan Province of Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 473,149, in 127,812 families. Hamedan is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities. It is possible that it was occupied by the Assyrians in 1100 BCE; [...]

Baba Taher

Baba Tahir was an 11th-century Persian poet. His poetry is written in the Hamadani dialect of the Persian language. According to L. P. Elwell-Sutton he probably wrote in the local dialect, adding: “Most traditional sources call it loosely Luri, while the name commonly applied from an early date to verses of this kind, Fahlaviyat, presumably implies that they were thought [...]