Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani is the award-winning author who won the prestigious awards of the Book Prize of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2012 for his book Lexicon of Arms and Armor from Iran: A Study of Symbols and Terminology and the Book Prize of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2009 for his book Arms and Armor from Iran: The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period.

Book Prize 2012

What is the World Prize for the Book of the Year?
Notwithstanding the staggering development and variety of the mass media, books are still the most authentic and commendable means of transfering and promoting the culture and the most conspicuous symbol of cultural dynasim. The loftly status of the pen and the sublime rank of writing are continuously respected by the authorities throughout the world. More

Book Prize 2009
Background of The World Prize for the Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran The Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance founded “The Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran“ in 1983 and “The World Prize for the Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran” in 1993, with the aim of selecting and introducing international books, and honoring their creators as they have elevated the general knowledge and culture, and have profoundly developed public familiarity with the written heritage.  More

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