The Ancient Persians have made many significant ,contributions to civilization as we know it today. From philosophy to windmills the Persians demonstrated ingenuity, discipline, innovation and fervent curiosity in all areas of academia and creativity. The Persian polymaths sought enlightenment in a broad range studies making profound contributions in the fields of science, math, engineering and the concept of human rights. Irrigation, banking and the postal system, essential to growing economies, originated in Persia. We can even thank the Persians for bringing us the simple joys of backgammon, wine and roses.