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  1. Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore

    Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore [Paperback]

    M. Rahim Shayegan (Editor)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9780674987388
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Ilex Series
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    The edited volume Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore re-contextualizes Cyrus's foundational act and epoch in light of recent scholarship, while examining his later reception in antiquity and beyond. Among the many themes addressed in the volume are: t... .... Learn More
  2. Plutarch and the Persica

    Plutarch and the Persica [Hardback]

    Eran Almagor (Author)

    Regular Price: £80.00

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    ISBN: 9780748645558
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    This book addresses two historical mysteries. The first is the content and character of the fourth century BCE Greek works on the Persian Achaemenid Empire treatises called the Persica. The second is the method of work of the second century CE bio... .... Learn More
  3. Uygur Manichaean Texts, Volume III: Ecclesiastical Texts: Texts, Translations, Commentary

    Uygur Manichaean Texts, Volume III: Ecclesiastical Texts: Texts, Translations, Commentary [Hardback]

    Larry Clark (Editor)

    £130.00

    ISBN: 9782503579221
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Corpus Fontium Manichaeorum: Series Turcica
    Volume: 3
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    This third volume of Larry Clark’s monumental work of publishing the complete corpus of Old Turkic Manichaean texts features the Ecclesiastical Texts, i.e., those that reflect the affairs or activities of the Manichaean church and its membership d... .... Learn More
  4. The Iranian Expanse

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

    Matthew Canepa (Author)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9780520290037
    Published by : University of California Press
    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
  5. Arsacids and Sasanians: Political Ideology in Post-Hellenistic and Late Antique Persia

    Arsacids and Sasanians: Political Ideology in Post-Hellenistic and Late Antique Persia [Paperback]

    M. Rahim Shayegan (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781108456616
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Sasanian Persia, which succeeded the Parthians, was one of the great powers of late antiquity and the most significant power in the Near East, together with the Roman Empire. This book undertakes a thorough investigation of the diverse range of wr... .... Learn More
  6. Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

    Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily [Paperback]

    Jan Stronk (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.99

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    ISBN: 9781474432559
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    There are only a few detailed histories of Persia from Ancient Greek historiography that have survived time. Diodorus of Sicily, a first century BC author, is the only one to have written a comprehensive history (the Bibliotheca Historica or Histo... .... Learn More
  7. Hymns in Honour of the Hierarchy and Community, Installation Hymns and Hymns in Honour of Church Leaders and Patrons: Middle Persian and Parthian Hymns in the Turfan Collection

    Hymns in Honour of the Hierarchy and Community, Installation Hymns and Hymns in Honour of Church Leaders and Patrons: Middle Persian and Parthian Hymns in the Turfan Collection [Paperback]

    Claudia Leurini (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9782503575506
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Berliner Turfantexte
    Volume: 40
    This volume presents texts in the Iranian languages, Middle Persian and Parthian, preserved in the Berlin Turfan Collection. These hymns are predominantly in Middle Persian. They were identified by M. Boyce in the registers of her Catalogue of the... .... Learn More
  8. Studies in the Sogdian Epistolary Tradition

    Studies in the Sogdian Epistolary Tradition [Paperback]

    Adam Benkato (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9782503578767
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Berliner Turfantexte
    Volume: 41
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    An important part of the Sogdian corpora which have come down to us are epistolary texts: both the earliest substantial Sogdian documents (the 'Ancient Letters') and the only substantial textual corpus found in Sogdiana itself (the Mugh documents)... .... Learn More
  9. An Ascetic Miscellany: The Christian Sogdian Manuscript E28

    An Ascetic Miscellany: The Christian Sogdian Manuscript E28 [Paperback]

    Nicholas Sims - Williams (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9782503578781
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Berliner Turfantexte
    Volume: 42
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    The Christian Sogdian manuscripts in Syriac script which were found at a Central Asian outpost of the “Church of the East”, the monastery at Bulayïq in the Turfan oasis, and are now preserved in the Berlin Turfan collection, include a large number... .... Learn More
  10. 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
    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

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