the era of myth, the knowledge of man was so limited that one person could be
an astrologist , a mathematician , a philosopher , and a physician at the same
time. However, today a person can become a specialist in one of the fields ,
such as medicine, only. Nowadays man’s knowledge improves twice as much every
two or three years , and we have to try hard in order not to fall behind.
experiencing an explosion of changes has swallowed over one hundred surrounding
villages and is reshaping rapidly. Therefore, it is essential to record the
belongings of the culture of the capital which is deteriorating and changing.
Tehran name is a collection which covers various material and
spiritual aspects such as geographical , historical , political , economic ,
social , … aspects of Tehran in a geography beyond the capital . Tehran name is not a dictionary or encyclopedia , but because of
its special nature is a source that provides the readers with the subjects in a
Goals of Tehran
1-Orientation of the city:
Tehran was small , but belonged to the people of Tehran. Today Tehran has
increased in size but belongs to nobody, has no master , because people in
Tehran are not familiar with the history and identity of the city. As a result,
there is no logical relation between the people and the city.
of the city includes the origin of the city, the trend of its growth and
development in the past periods , introduction to the topography and main
mountains , rivers or floodways , agricultural lands , plant coverage , animal
coverage , wind , roads , foods , clothing , and the culture of the people.
of Tehran means knowledge about air pollution , traffic , social pathology
(beggars ,under- aged labor , addiction ,etc.) , problems of the city in
relation to earthquake , flood , fire , water resources , and channeling
goal is to register and record anything which may go out of mind. Tehran name is a museum for keeping all those things.
and biography of all the stratums of the society, not only the kings and
politicians , and not only from the view point of the biography of celebrities
and men of distinction, but also generally those who are well known.
the news about women at the same standard as of that of men, something that is
unprecedented in the sources.
standards in order to skip dualism.
all the titles of Qajar dynasty. Therefore, a person such as Aminosoltan who
has the name and titles of aminolmolk , Atabak, Atabak-e-Aazam, Aliasghar,
Mirza Aliasghar, and Sahebjam, can be found easily by any of these titles in
Tehran name because there is a separate entry
for any of them.
the primary residents of Tehran: Such as tribes of Kordbache , Zafaranlou ,
Pazouki , Gharghaniha , Kashaniha, Shambyatiha , Arabs , Armenians , Bajmanlouha
, jewes , Ghomiha , etc.
for the tombs of the off spring of Imams ), gardens , etc.
the national and important events such as Persian Constitutional Revolution ,
happenings in the city and areas such as the rebellion of women in Chalemaydan
by the leadership of Kalantarkhanom Masjedhozi against the Triky Baker.
, customs , expressions… of the original people of Tehran such as Two Persons Sharing
a Plate of food(because they cannot afford a full plate), arena , fortune
telling by peas , puppetry , entertainment , etc.
and studying the evolution of the words.
fables , stories , verbal history , sayings and maxims , folklore , facetiae ,
and more all in Tehran name.