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Temples Documentary Under Production
18 April 2006
(CAIS) -- A historical documentary series titled
’Iran’s Fire Temples’ directed by Hassan Naqashi is currently under
production in the central Iranian city of Yazd.
Naqashi told IRNA that Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization ordered the
production of a television serial in four episodes.
He noted that part of the documentary will deal with Shiz (Takht-e Soleiman)
Fire Temple in West Azarbaijan province.
Other fire temples of Greater Iran such as Arran (nowdays the republic of
Azerbaijan) have also been included in the documentary series.
Naqashi said that the material for the TV serial is based on field research and
“University professors, experts and archaeologists have cooperated in the
production of the serial,“ he added.
Naqashi is also working on another documentary titled ’Tishter’ which is
about the ’god of rain’ in Iranian mythology and beliefs about rain in