Golestān Palace

Golestān Palace

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Date: 1865~
Creator: Navai, Haji Abol-hasan Mimar
Description: The facade is partially visible. The building consists of two stories with large arched windows and intricate patterns decorating the exterior.
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Golestān Palace

Golestān Palace

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1865~
Creator: Navai, Haji Abol-hasan Mimar
Description: A detail of the facade is shown. Several arched windows, arcade and patterned decoration are visible.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Golestān Palace

Golestān Palace

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1865~
Creator: Navai, Haji Abol-hasan Mimar
Description: A close detail of the facade is visible. The patterned decoration of the ceramic tiles is intricate and consists of foliage and flowers. The lower portion of the facade is decorated with stone flowers in relief. The windows are arched.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Golestān Palace

Golestān Palace

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1865~
Creator: Navai, Haji Abol-hasan Mimar
Description: A close detail of a facade is visible with its intricate patterned decoration. A lamp post in the courtyard is visible with some potted plants. Portions of the triple arches of the colonnade are visible.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Brief Report: Near-Death Experiences among a Sample of Iranian Muslims

Brief Report: Near-Death Experiences among a Sample of Iranian Muslims

Date: Autumn 2010
Creator: Fracasso, Cheryl; Aleyasin, Seyed Ali; Friedman, Harris & Young, M. Scott
Description: Abstract: Muslim near-death experiences (NDEs) have been rarely reported by comparison to the incident of NDEs reported in other groups. Recently, after Kreps (2009) found no NDEs in a sample from Pakistan and Kashmir, he concluded Muslim NDEs may even be nonexistent. However, in Arak City, Iran, we easily identified 19 Iranian Muslims who reported having experienced an NDE. Thirty participants claiming to have memories from a period of unconsciousness associated with a close brush with death completed a Persian translation of Greyson's (1983) NDE Scale as well as background and semi-structured questions. Of these, 19 (63%) scored 7 or higher on the NDE Scale, Greyson's criterion for a valid NDE. The presumed NDErs were 10 female and 9 male; aged 16 to 65 years old with a mean age of 33; ranging in education from no high school diploma (5%), to high school diploma (37%), to bachelor's degree (58%); reporting NDE circumstances of accident (58%), attempted suicide (16%), illness (11%), natural disaster (11%), and emotional trauma (5%); and reporting time since NDE ranging from less than one to 20 years with a mean of 8 years. Although low reliability precluded further statistical analysis of the data or comparison of ...
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