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The Resource Ancient Persia : from 550 BC to 650 AD, Josef Wiesehöfer ; translated by Azizeh Azodi

Ancient Persia : from 550 BC to 650 AD, Josef Wiesehöfer ; translated by Azizeh Azodi

Label
Ancient Persia : from 550 BC to 650 AD
Title
Ancient Persia
Title remainder
from 550 BC to 650 AD
Statement of responsibility
Josef Wiesehöfer ; translated by Azizeh Azodi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
Wiesehöfer discusses the Persian Empire with particular emphasis on indigenous sources and surveys the region under the Achaemenids, the Parthians, and the Sasanians with a near-Eastern perspective
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wiesehöfer, Josef
Dewey number
935.05
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS281
LC item number
.W54 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Civilization
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
  • Iran
Label
Ancient Persia : from 550 BC to 650 AD, Josef Wiesehöfer ; translated by Azizeh Azodi
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the beginnings of Iranian supremacy in the Ancient Near East -- Iran from Cyrus to Alexander the Great : the reign of the Achaemenids. The testimonies ; The king and his subjects ; Xšaça, dahyāva and bāǧi : the kingdom, the peoples and the tributes paid to the king ; Everyday life in Achaemenid Persis -- Interlude : Macedonian domination over Iran -- Iran from Arsaces I to Artabanus IV : the Parthian reign. The testimonies ; The king and his subjects ; Satraps, traders, soldiers and priests : administration, economy, the army and cults in Arsacid Iran -- Iran from Ardashir I to Yazdgird III : the reign of the Sasanians. The testimonies ; The king and his subjects ; Eranshahr : the empire, its inhabitants and their way of life -- Conclusion : the survival and rediscovery of ancient Iran
Control code
ocm37310518
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 329 pages
Isbn
9781850439998
Lccn
96218311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37310518
  • (OCoLC)37310518
Label
Ancient Persia : from 550 BC to 650 AD, Josef Wiesehöfer ; translated by Azizeh Azodi
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the beginnings of Iranian supremacy in the Ancient Near East -- Iran from Cyrus to Alexander the Great : the reign of the Achaemenids. The testimonies ; The king and his subjects ; Xšaça, dahyāva and bāǧi : the kingdom, the peoples and the tributes paid to the king ; Everyday life in Achaemenid Persis -- Interlude : Macedonian domination over Iran -- Iran from Arsaces I to Artabanus IV : the Parthian reign. The testimonies ; The king and his subjects ; Satraps, traders, soldiers and priests : administration, economy, the army and cults in Arsacid Iran -- Iran from Ardashir I to Yazdgird III : the reign of the Sasanians. The testimonies ; The king and his subjects ; Eranshahr : the empire, its inhabitants and their way of life -- Conclusion : the survival and rediscovery of ancient Iran
Control code
ocm37310518
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 329 pages
Isbn
9781850439998
Lccn
96218311
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37310518
  • (OCoLC)37310518

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