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  1. The Iranian Expanse

    The Iranian Expanse: Transforming Royal Identity Through Architecture, Landscape and the Built Environment, 650 BCE - 642 CE [Hardback]

    Matthew Canepa (Author)

    £81.95

    ISBN: 9780520290037
    Published by : University of California Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The Iranian Expanse explores how kings in the ancient Iranian world utilized the built and natural environment—everything from royal cities and paradise gardens, to hunting enclosures and fire temples—to form and contest Iranian cultural memory, r... .... Learn More
  2. Persian Interventions: The Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta, 450−386 BCE

    Persian Interventions: The Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta, 450−386 BCE [Hardback]

    John O. Hyland (Author)

    £40.50

    ISBN: 9781421423708
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Thirty years after Xerxes invaded Greece, the Achaemenid Persian Empire ended its long war with Athens. For the next four decades, the Persians tolerated Athenian control of their former tributaries, the Ionian Greek cities of western Anatolia. Bu... .... Learn More
  3. From Cyrus to Alexander

    From Cyrus to Alexander: A History of the Persian Empire [Hardback]

    Pierre Briant (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781575060316
    Published by : Eisenbrauns
    The Persian Empire was a vast entity, stretching from central Asia to Upper Egypt and from the Indus to the Danube. This large book, described as `voluminous and diverse' discusses the history of the Persian Empire from its emergence in 550BC t... .... Learn More
  4. Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

    Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia [Hardback]

    Eberhard W. Sauer (Editor)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781474401012
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    The Sasanian Empire (third-seventh centuries) was one of the largest empires of antiquity, stretching from Mesopotamia to modern Pakistan and from Central Asia to the Arabian Peninsula. This mega-empire withstood powerful opponents in the steppe a... .... Learn More
  5. Treasures from the Oxus: The Art and Civilization of Central Asia

    Treasures from the Oxus: The Art and Civilization of Central Asia [Hardback]

    Massimo Vidale (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781784537722
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    In history, this grand arterial 1500-mile waterway was always seen as the natural frontier between the northern provinces of the Iranian empires and the outer Turanian lands. It was for centuries central to Achaemenid and later Persian power. But,... .... Learn More
  6. Reorienting the Sasanians: East Iran in Late Antiquity

    Reorienting the Sasanians: East Iran in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Khododad Rezakhani (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9781474400299
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Central Asia is commonly imagined as the marginal land on the periphery of Chinese and Middle Eastern civilisations. At best, it is understood as a series of disconnected areas that served as stop-overs along the Silk Road. However, in the mediaev... .... Learn More
  7. The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Iran

    The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Iran [Paperback]

    D. T. Potts (Editor)

    £35.99

    ISBN: 9780190668662
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    Iran's heritage is as varied as it is complex, and the archaeological, philological, and linguistic scholarship of the region has not been the focus of a comprehensive study for many decades. The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Iran provides up-to-date... .... Learn More
  8. The Economy of Late Achaemenid and Seleucid Babylonia

    The Economy of Late Achaemenid and Seleucid Babylonia [Hardback]

    Reinhard Pirngruber (Author)

    £64.99

    ISBN: 9781107106062
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this book Reinhard Pirngruber provides a full reassessment of the economic structures and market performance in Late Achaemenid and Seleucid Babylonia. His approach is informed by the theoretical insights of New Institutional Economics and draw... .... Learn More
  9. From Sasanian Mandaeans to Sabians of the Marshes

    From Sasanian Mandaeans to Sabians of the Marshes [Paperback]

    Kevin van Bladel (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9789004339439
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Leiden Studies in Islam and Society
    Volume: 6
    This historical study argues that the Mandaean religion originated under Sasanid rule in the fifth century, not earlier as has been widely accepted. It analyzes primary sources in Syriac, Mandaic, and Arabic to clarify the early history of Mandaei... .... Learn More
  10. The Persians

    The Persians [Hardback]

    Geoffrey Parker (Author); Brenda Parker (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9781780236506
    Published by : Reaktion Books
    During the first and second millennia BCE a swathe of nomadic peoples migrated outward from Central Asia into the Eurasian periphery. One group of these people would find themselves encamped in an unpromising, arid region just south of the Caspian... .... Learn More

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