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The The Cambridge History of Iran : The Cambridge History of Iran Seleucid, Parthian and Sasanian Periods v. 3 - Ehsan Yarshater

The The Cambridge History of Iran

The Cambridge History of Iran Seleucid, Parthian and Sasanian Periods v. 3

By: Ehsan Yarshater (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 29th April 1983
ISBN: 9780521200929
Number Of Pages: 700

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The third volume, published in two parts, is an account of every aspect of Iranian civilisation from the death of Alexander in 323 BC to the advent of Islam in the seventh century AD. This complex period, of major importance in Iranian history and extending for almost a thousand years, encompasses the reigns of the Seleucid, the Parthian, the Kushan and Sasanian dynasties. As additions to the general objectives of these volumes, Professor Yar-Shater has included in this volume chapters on the institutional, administrative, legal, numismatic, linguistic and literary aspects of the period; and he further develops the scope of the volume by including studies of Iran's interaction with neighbouring societies, of Iran's mythical and legendary history, and of Iranian settlements outside the geographical boundaries of Iran and Afghanistan. This volume is the most comprehensive study published of this very important period of Iran's history.

List of plates
List of line drawings
List of maps
Editorial note
Introduction
Political History
The Seleucid period
The political history of Iran under the Arsacids
Iranians in Asia
The political history of Iran under the Sasanians
The history of eastern
The political history of Transoxiana
Iranian settlement east of the Pamirs
Numismatics
Parthian coins
Minor states in southern Iran
Sasanian coins
Iranian historical tradition
Iranian common beliefs and world-view
Iranian national history
Iran and Her Neighbours
Iran and Mesopotamia
Iran, Armenia and Georgia
Iran and China
Cultural relations between Parthia and Rome
Byzantium and the Sasanians
Iran and the Arabs before Islam
Irano-Turkish relations in the late Sasanian period
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ISBN: 9780521200929
ISBN-10: 052120092X
Series: Cambridge History of Iran : Book 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 700
Published: 29th April 1983
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.75 x 15.77  x 4.17
Weight (kg): 1.18

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