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The Cambridge history of Iran. Vol. 3. 2, Seleucid, Parthian and Sasanian periods

Author: Ehsan Yar-Shater
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cambridge histories online
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'The Cambridge History of Iran' is an eight-volume survey of Iranian history and culture, and its contribution to the civilisation of the world. All aspects of the religious, philosophical, political, economic, scientific and artistic elements in Iranian civilisation are studied.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ehsan Yar-Shater
ISBN: 9780511467752 0511467753
OCLC Number: 457145660
Notes: Title from PDF title page (viewed on 10 July, 2009).
Description: xix, 1396 pages : digital, PDF file.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Contents: Institutions --
Iranian Society and Law / A. Perikhanian --
Political, Social and Administrative Institutions, Taxes and Trade / V.G. Lukonin --
Geographical and Administrative Divisions: Settlements and Economy / Christopher Brunner --
Time-Reckoning / E. Bickerman --
Iranian Festivals / Mary Boyce --
Religious History --
Development of Religious Thought / Carsten Colpe --
Zoroastrian Religion / J. Duchesne-Guillemin --
Jews in Iran / J. Neusner --
Christians in Iran / J.P. Asmussen --
Buddhism among Iranian Peoples / R.E. Emmerick --
Manichaeism and its Iranian Background / G. Widengren --
Mazdakism / Ehsan Yarshater --
Art History --
Parthian Art / Daniel Schlumberger --
Sasanian Art / Dorothy Shepherd --
Sasanian Silver / Prudence Harper --
The Development of the Arts in Transoxiana / Guity Azarpay --
Languages and Literature --
Parthian Writings and Literature / Mary Boyce --
Zoroastrian Pahlavī Writings / J.P. De Menasce --
The Manichaean Middle Persian Writings / Mary Boyce --
Middle Persian Inscriptions / Philippe Gignoux --
Sogdian Language and Literature / Mark Dresden --
Khotanese Saka Literature / H.W. Bailey --
Khwarazmian Language and Literature / D.N. Mackenzie --
Bactrian Literature / Ilya Gershevitch --
Bibliography --
Sources of Parthian and Sasanian History / G. Widengren.
Series Title: Cambridge histories online
Other Titles: Seleucid, Parthian and Sasanian periods
History of Iran
Responsibility: edited by Ehsan Yarshater.

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'The Cambridge History of Iran' is an eight-volume survey of Iranian history and culture, and its contribution to the civilisation of the world. All aspects of the religious, philosophical, political, economic, scientific and artistic elements in Iranian civilisation are studied.

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