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Sasanian Persia : the rise and fall of an empire

Author: Touraj Daryaee; Iran Heritage Foundation
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Sasanians were the last of the ancient Persian dynasties, and the largest empire to espouse Zoroastrianism, before the encounter with the Arabs swept away the pre-Islamic institutions. Using new sources, Touraj Daryaee provides a portrait of the empire's often negelcted social history, exploring the development of political and administrative institutions from foundation by Ardashir I to the last king, Yasdegerd  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Touraj Daryaee; Iran Heritage Foundation
ISBN: 9781850438984 1850438986 9781780763781 1780763786
OCLC Number: 830255157
Notes: Published in association with the Iran Heritage Foundation
Description: xxii, 225 s. : illustrations
Contents: I. The Political History of ?r?n and an-?r?nII. The Society of ?r?nsahrIII. Religions of the Empire: Zoroastrians, Manichaeans, Jews and ChristiansIV. Languages and Textual Remains of the CitizensV. The Economy and Administration of the Er?nsahrNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Touraj Daryaee

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The Sasanians were the last of the ancient Persian dynasties, and the largest empire to espouse Zoroastrianism, before the encounter with the Arabs swept away the pre-Islamic institutions. In this  Read more...

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'Touraj Daryaee synthesizes a new generation of Sasanian scholarship to present the first single volume study of such important history-important not only for understanding Iranian,but Roman and Read more...

 
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