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Sasanian Persia : Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Author: Eberhard W Sauer
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2019]
Series: Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Sasanian Empire (3rd -7th 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 and expanded further in Late Antiquity, whilst the Roman world shrunk in size. Recent research has revealed the reasons for this success, notably population growth in some key  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eberhard W Sauer
ISBN: 9781474452304 1474452302 9781474401012 1474401015
OCLC Number: 1057777812
Description: xxi, 314 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia
Responsibility: edited by Eberhard W. Sauer.

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The Sasanian Empire was one of the largest empires of antiquity, stretching from Mesopotamia to modern Pakistan. This book explores key phenomena which contributed to its wealth and power, from the  Read more...

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