No. 542    |    5 July 2022


News of Oral History for Khordad 1401 (May-June 2022)

According to website of Iranian Oral History, “News of the Month” is the title of a series of reports related to the issue of the site in written and cyber media. What follows is the news related to Khordad 1401 (May-June 2022): The head of Shiraz Municipalitys Healthy Sports and Recreation Department, referring to the beginning of recording the oral history of sports in this metropolis, added, “Efforts have been made to make sports a part of the household basket”.

334th Night of Memory - 1

The 334th show of the Night of Memory was held in Sooreh Hall of the Art Center on Thursday 1st of Ordibehesht 1401 (April 21, 2022) titled “Men of Enthusiasm Tribe”. It was attended by a number of freed POWs and the families of the martyrs and hosted by Hossein Behzadifar. In the ceremony released also online, misters Reza Abbasi, Amir Mahmoud Najafipour, and Colonel Ahmad Heidari, freed POWs from Tikrit Concentration Camp recounted their memoirs.

Memoirs of Hassan Moulai

A Hundred People, Hundreds of People, or Thousands

It smelled like cooked meat. The asphalt of the street was scorched by the sun and next to the white towels, it looked blacker than ever. I had gathered the soles of my feet and slowly put them on the ground. I thought that if I left the alley of the Egyptian tent, I could quickly turn back to 204th street and reach our tent. The floor was full of pressed water bottles.

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Da (Mother)

The Memoirs of Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Seyyedeh Zahra Hoseyni

Translated from the Persian with an Introduction by Paul Sprachman

Persian Version (2008)

Sooreh Mehr Publishing House

English Version (2014)

Mazda Publishers


II. The Translation

As has been often said, translations by nature are a series of compromises that betray original texts.

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