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(Wikipedia) - Dar ul-Funun   (Redirected from Darolfonoon) Eastern gate of Dar ol-Fonun (دارالفنون) in the Naser Khosrow street. On the upper part of the front face is the following couplet from Ferdowsi's Shahnameh inscribed: "Capable is the one who is enlightened – Knowledge rejuvenates the heart of the old"

Dar ul-Funun (Persian: دارالفنون Polytechnic institute‎), established in 1851, was the first modern institution of higher learning in Persia.


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