Persepolis pg 62-109 antonio F.
On the left of the image, it is represented an important event that occurred in 1979, when U.S embassy workers were seized by fundamentalistis students in Tehran. Creating a huge diplomatic crisis between US and Iran.More than 50 us citizens were held hostage for 444 days. Consolidation of the Iranian Revolution was held by the leader Khomeini. (In the middle). He died in 1989. he believed in a fundamentalist Islamic vision of a society ruled by strict codes of conduct.( like the veil for women's) not accepting any western influences. Under the radical list religious views, many poor were believed that by being martyrs they would go to paradise they would receive a "key of paradise" and would sacrifice themselves, " in the name of Allah," against the enemies. The Iran started in 1980 and ended in 1988 Iraq invaded Iran via air as it shows in the top of the drawing.