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The Persian empire : a historical encyclopedia

Author: Mehrdad Kia
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2016] ©2016
Series: Empires of the world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This well-balanced reference on ancient Persia demonstrates the region's contributions to the growth and development of human civilization from the 7th century BCE through the fall of the Persian Sasanian Empire in 651CE.; Provides coverage of major events in ancient Persian history from the formation of the Median empire in the 7th century BCE to 65 CE; Includes photographs of various historical and archeological  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kia, Mehrdad.
Persian empire.
Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, [2016]
(DLC) 2015039283
(OCoLC)930059015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mehrdad Kia
ISBN: 9781610693912 1610693914
OCLC Number: 951103479
Awards: Winner of 2017 Best Historical Materials 2017 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Volume 1. Ancient cities, historical places, and archaeological sites --
Ancient provinces and geographical regions --
Cultures, calendars, and festivals --
Kings and queens of the Achaemenid Dynasty --
Kings and queens of the Arsacid/Parthian Dynasty --
Kings and queens of the Median Dynasty --
Kings and queens of the Sasanian Dynasty --
Kings and queens of the Seleucid Dynasty. Volume 2. Legendary kings, heroes, and villains --
Peoples, empires, administations, and military organizations --
Prophets, poets, scientists, historians, and artists --
Religion, religious beliefs, and gods and goddesses --
Primary documents --
Appendix: Dynasties of Pre-Islamic Greater Iran.
Series Title: Empires of the world.
Responsibility: Mehrdad Kia.

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This well-balanced reference on ancient Persia demonstrates the region's contributions to the growth and development of human civilization from the 7th century BCE through the fall of the Persian  Read more...

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"This book is a good reference for high school and college students who are interested in Persian rulers and dynastic histories." - Booklist "A useful introduction for beginning researchers at all Read more...

 
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