Empires Of Ancient Persia

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Michael Burgan | Publisher : Infobase Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781438127842
ISBN 13 : 1438127847

For almost 1,200 years, the Persians ruled a territory that stretched from the Black Sea into Central Asia, from India to Egypt and into the fringes of southern Europe. During that..

Forgotten Empire

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : John Curtis | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520247314
ISBN 13 : 0520247310

A richly-illustrated and important book that traces the rise and fall of one of the ancient world's largest and richest empires...

Ancient Persia

Pub Date : 2014-01-20 | Author : Matt Waters | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107652729
ISBN 13 : 1107652723

The Achaemenid Persian Empire, at its greatest territorial extent under Darius I (r.522–486 BCE), held sway over territory stretching from the Indus River Valley to southeastern ..

Ancient Persia

Pub Date : 2001-08-18 | Author : Josef Wiesehofer | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 1860646751
ISBN 13 : 9781860646751

Of all the great civilizations of the ancient world, that of Persia is one of the least understood. Josef Wiesehöfer's comprehensive survey of the Persian Empire under the Achaemi..

Imperial Matter

Pub Date : 2016-03-18 | Author : Lori Khatchadourian | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520964952
ISBN 13 : 0520964950

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s new open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. What ..

Ancient Persia In Western History

Pub Date : 2014-07-24 | Author : Sasan Samiei | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9780857736062
ISBN 13 : 085773606X

The Achaemenid Empire, founded by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century, was at its height the largest empire the world had yet seen, stretching across Asia, the Middle East and North..

Writing Ancient Persia

Pub Date : 2010-10-15 | Author : Thomas Harrison | Publisher : Duckworth Pub

ISBN 10 : IND:30000127480311
ISBN 13 :

The history of Achaemenid Persia - the empire of Cyrus the Great, Darius and Xerxes - has largely been rewritten in the last thirty years. Inspired by new sources of information, a..