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Episode 10: The Revenge of Manucher

Episode 10: The Revenge of Manucher

February 7, 2021

Tonight we give you the conclusion to the story of Manucher and his quest for vengeance against his grand uncles, Salm and Tur, as well as the conclusion to the story of Fereydun.  Don't miss this amazing episode where I make my wife cry.

Art:
https://www.lorrainelin.com/

Music:
Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...

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Follow Along with us in the Shahnameh:
http://www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism/shahnameh/page08.htm

Episode 9: Blood Brothers (of a Sort)

Episode 9: Blood Brothers (of a Sort)

December 21, 2020

Things take an even crazier turn as we see what Fereydun's boys get up to now that they're kings.

Content Warning: Violence, Blood, Death

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https://www.lorrainelin.com/

Music:
Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...

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The National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg

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Chapter On the Sons of Fereydun: 
http://www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism/shahnameh/page08.htm

Episode 8: You Thought Your Parents Were Crazy?

Episode 8: You Thought Your Parents Were Crazy?

November 8, 2020

And we're back.  After a long hiatus we're pleased to present you with another tale from the Shahnameh!  This time we look at Fereydun and his rule 50 years after the fall of Zahak and we get to meet Fereydun's (3) sons.  Lets watch this tale of dragons and questionable parenting choices.  You thought your parents were crazy?

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Music:
Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...

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Chapter On the Sons of Fereydun: 
http://www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism/shahnameh/page08.htm

Episode 7: Travel and Tehran

Episode 7: Travel and Tehran

August 2, 2020

This week we talk about travel and things to do and see in Iran, specifically when you land in the capital city of Tehran.  We go over things you should prepare to bring and different things you might be curious about when traveling to Iran.

 

Art:
https://www.lorrainelin.com/

 

Music:
Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...

 

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Episode 6: The Light Returns

Episode 6: The Light Returns

June 21, 2020

The epic conclusion to our previous reading of the Shanameh about the wicked Serpent King Zahak. If you're lost on this one be sure you listen to Episode 5 to get the full story.

Logo Art:
https://www.lorrainelin.com/

Music:
Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...

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Kaveh Ahangar Came Back Home taken by Rasoul Shojaei with IMNA Photo see the full photo collection here:
https://en.imna.ir/photo/343345/Look-Who-s-Back

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Chapter On Zahak:
http://www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism/shahnameh/page07.htm

Episode 5: Rise of the Serpent King

Episode 5: Rise of the Serpent King

May 17, 2020
This week we share one of the most famous stories from the Shahnameh as we talk about the Serpent King Zahak and how he ruled the Seven Kingdoms for 1000 years.  Catch us next week for Part 2 of this story.
 
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Music: Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Chapter on Zahak: http://www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism/shahnameh/page07.htm
Episode 4: Nowruz! Don’t Touch My Grass!

Episode 4: Nowruz! Don’t Touch My Grass!

May 3, 2020
Clean your house, jump over the fire, and don't forget your mirror because today is all about Nowruz! Come bring in the new year with us on this episode.
 
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Music: Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Episode 3: Tahmures and Jamshid: A Turn for the Worst

Episode 3: Tahmures and Jamshid: A Turn for the Worst

April 19, 2020
This week we share more from the first kings of Persia with the story of Tahmures and his son Jamshid as well as answer some of your questions.
 
 
Music: Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
 
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Episode 2: Enter the Bird Temple

Episode 2: Enter the Bird Temple

March 25, 2020

We're back in the saddle again with an episode introducing the Shahnameh, the tales of Keyumars and Hushang, and our first discussion on Zoroastrianism.

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Music: Desert of Lost Souls Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...

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MazanderCast - Pilot: The Meanie Medes - Ep. 1

MazanderCast - Pilot: The Meanie Medes - Ep. 1

March 8, 2020
It’s our pilot episode! Here, the hosts introduce themselves and share some background stories. Some of our other talking points include:
Persian/Iranian history
Cyrus the Great (Kurosh)
Shahnameh (The Book of Kings).
Abolghasem Ferdowsi Tusi (Author of the Shahnameh)
Shah Ghazni (The king who commissioned the writing of the Shahnameh)
Tarof
 
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