Iran: Though it is a stodgy theocracy with a failing economy now, it has a long and rich history. Once called Persia, it was rich and was the center of culture, education, and trade for centuries. Do you remember the Old Silk Road? Persia has produced many literary geniuses. One of them is Omar Khayyam.… Continue reading Omar Khayyam: Have You Heard of This Famous Poet from Iran?