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  1. Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore

    Cyrus the Great: Life and Lore [Paperback]

    M. Rahim Shayegan (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674987388
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Ilex Series
    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. The Politics of the Past: The Representation of the Ancient Empires by Iran's Modern States

    The Politics of the Past: The Representation of the Ancient Empires by Iran's Modern States [Paperback]

    Maryam Dezhamkhooy (Author); Leila Papoli-Yazdi (Author); Ali Roustaeeyanfard (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781789690934
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Politics of the past: The Representation of the Ancient Empires by Iran's Modern States' examines the highly problematic politics of the past surrounding the archaeology of ancient empires in Iran. Being indigenous, the authors regard the relation... .... Learn More
  3. Reorienting the Sasanians: East Iran in Late Antiquity

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

    Khododad Rezakhani (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781474437783
    Published by : Edinburgh University Press
    Series: Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia
    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
  4. Plutarch and the Persica

    Plutarch and the Persica [Hardback]

    Eran Almagor (Author)

    £85.00

    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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
    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
  8. Semiramis' Legacy

    Semiramis' Legacy: Persian History According to Diodorus of Sicily [Hardback]

    Jan P. Stronk (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781474414258
    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
  9. Tang-E Bolaghi (Fars) Sites TB76 and TB77: Rural Settlements of the Achaemenid and Post-Achaemenid Periods

    Tang-E Bolaghi (Fars) Sites TB76 and TB77: Rural Settlements of the Achaemenid and Post-Achaemenid Periods [Paperback]

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9781407322452
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2799
    This volume contains the final report of a rescue excavation carried out in 2005 and 2006 in Fars, Southern Iran. The international rescue excavation programme was started in 2005, when it appeared that the area of Tang-e Bolaghi, a short distance... .... Learn More
  10. Constantine and the Captive Christians of Persia

    Constantine and the Captive Christians of Persia: Martyrdom and Religious Identity in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Kyle Smith (Author)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9780520289604
    Published by : University of California Press
    It is widely believed that the Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity politicized religious allegiances - that it divided the Christian Roman Empire from the Zoroastrian Sasanian Empire and led to the persecution of Christians in Persia.... .... Learn More

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