Families are normally extended families and grandparents, uncles and aunts are very involved with each other and the younger members of the family both emotionally and financially. Family members are expected to spend lots of time with each other and socializing with relatives is a very important part of Iranian life.
What is Persian culture known for?
Prior to the foundation of Islam in Iran, Persians are noted for the development of one of the oldest monotheistic religions, Zoroastrianism. Iranian culture is one of the oldest in the whole world and has influenced cultures like Italy, Macedonia, Greece, Russia, the Arabian Peninsula, and parts of Asia.
What are typical Persian features?
They have a rounded head, small, rounded ears, and big eyes. They also typically have a flat and pushed-in looking face with chubby cheeks. However, “traditional” or “doll-face” Persian cats have pointier features like their ancestors.
What religion are most Persian?
According to the 2011 Iranian census, 99.98% of Iranians believe in Islam, while the rest of the population believe in other officially recognized minority religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Zoroastrianism.
How do Persian cats show love?
Persians will show you their affection by blinking slowly at you. Sometimes they may even hold your gaze for a moment or two before giving you a slow blink. Persian cats will also give you some more purrs with their slow-motion eye closing and contact. Persians do love to purr.
What is the difference between an Arab and Persian?
Arab people, or Arabs, are those people who inhabit the Arab world. “Arab world” is considered to be located in North Africa and Western Asia; Persians are those people who inhabit the Iranian Cultural Continent which includes the Iranian Plateau to the Indus River of Pakistan in the east to Turkey in the West.