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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
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    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. 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
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    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
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    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
  6. A Syriac Service-Book from Turfan: Museum Fur Asiatische Kunst, Berlin MS Mik III 45

    A Syriac Service-Book from Turfan: Museum Fur Asiatische Kunst, Berlin MS Mik III 45 [Paperback]

    J-F Coakley (Editor)

    £100,000.00

    ISBN: 9782503574714
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Berliner Turfantexte
    Volume: 39
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    An edition and study of an 8th-9th century Syriac manuscript from Bulayïq near Turfan, the earliest extant witness of the Penqita or ḥudra.
    In 1905, a substantial Syriac manuscript of 60 leaves, containing a Christian service-book, was disco... .... Learn More
  7. Persepolis West (Fars, Iran)

    Persepolis West (Fars, Iran): Report on the field work carried out by the Iranian-Italian Joint Archaeological Mission in 2008–2009 [Paperback]

    Alireza Askari Chaverdi (Author); Pierfrancesco Callieri (Author)

    £56.00

    ISBN: 9781407316086
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2870
    This book represents the final report on the field work carried out in 2008 and 2009 by the Iranian-Italian Joint Archaeological Mission at the archaeological site of Persepolis West, where parts of the town adjacent to the well-known Achaemenid m... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £25.50

    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
  10. 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

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