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The history of Persia

The history of Persia

from the most early period to the present time : containing an account of the religion, government, usages, and character of the inhabitants of that kingdom.

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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iran -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. [S.l. : s.n., 1974?] 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22300077M

    Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: Persia. See Main Page for a guide to all contents of all sections. Contents. Persia: General; The Persian State: Acheamenids ( BCE) The Persian State: Parthia and Arcsacids ( BCE CE) The Persian.   Towards the end of the fifth century BC Ctesias of Cnidus wrote his 23 book History of s is a remarkable figure: he lived and worked in the Persian court and, as a doctor, tended to the world’s most powerful kings and by:

    The history of European Catholic missions in Persia dates from the time of the Mongolian rule, in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, when several embassies of Dominicans and Franciscans were sent by the popes to the Mongol rules both in Central Asia and in Persia; and although their noble efforts brought no permanent results, they paved. Chapter Summary for Herodotus's Histories, book 1 affairs in babylonia and persia summary. Find a summary of this and each chapter of Histories!

    The Achaemenid Persian Empire, at its greatest territorial extent under Darius I (r– BCE), held sway over territory stretching from the Indus River Valley to southeastern Europe and from the western Himalayas to northeast Africa. In this book, Matt Waters gives a detailed historical overview of the Achaemenid period while considering the manifold interpretive problems historians face. Shadows in the Desert: Ancient Persia at War, by Kaveh Farrokh. Iran at War: , by Kaveh Farrokh. Ancient Persia: A Concise History of the Achaemenid Empire, BCE, by Matt Waters. Empire, Authority, and Autonomy in Achaemenid Anatolia, by Elspeth R. M. Dusinberre. Sasanian Persia: The Rise and Fall of an Empire, by Touraj Daryaee.


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The Persian Empire is the name given to a series of dynasties centered in modern-day Iran that spanned several centuries—from the sixth century B.C.

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Persia, historic region of southwestern Asia associated with the area that is now modern Iran. The term Persia was used for centuries and originated from a region of southern Iran formerly known as Persis, alternatively as Pārs or Parsa, modern use of the name was gradually extended by the ancient Greeks and other peoples to apply to the whole Iranian plateau.

From the tenth century to the late nineteenth century, historical writing became one of the most revered and important literary traditions in the Persian language. These works were often written in prose as well as in verse. Subjects covered include travel literature, world history, current events, and traditional subjects such as the history of Islamic civilization.

Persia (pûr´zhə, –shə), old alternate name for the Asian country article Iran contains a description of the geography and economy of the modern country and a short account of its history since the Arab invasion of the 7th cent. This article is concerned with the history of the ancient Persian Empire, in which present-day Iran has its roots.

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The following timeline of major events in Persia's history is based on a Library of Congress Persia timeline. Early History. BCE - the Elamite kingdom emerges in southwestern Iran and Mesopotamia.

BCE - Nomadic peoples—Scythians, Medes, and Persians—move from Central Asia to the Iranian plateau. Captain John Stevens (died ) was a prolific translator and embellisher of Spanish and Portuguese works of history and literature who published this book in In his preface, Stevens explained: “Persia is at this time, and has been for several Ages, one of the Great Eastern Monarchies, and yet the Accounts we have hitherto had of it in English have been no better than Fragments.”.

Despite their contribution to Western military history and its technological advances, the armies of ancient Persia have received scant attention from Western military historians. Focusing on the armies of the Sassanians, this book is the first in a three-volume set intended to address that oversight.

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But things are beginning to change. Books about ancient history and Classical studies are becoming more inclusive. The ancient histories of Persia, India, present-day Iraq and Sudan and their influences on Rome and Greece are being : Erika Harlitz-Kern.

Percy Molesworth Sykes (–) was a British soldier, diplomat, and author who wrote several important books about Persia (present-day Iran) and neighboring countries, including Ten Thousand Miles in Persia (), The Glory of the Shia World (), and this two-volume A History of Persia ().

Sykes was educated at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst and, upon his commission as. Babak’s knowledge of history, geography, and the latest battle tactics strengthened his position as a favorite candidate for commander during the early wars against the Arab occupiers.

One of the most dramatic periods in the history of Persia was set under Babak’s leadership between – C.E. The Shahnameh (Persian: شاهنامه ‎, romanized: Šâhnâme pronounced [ʃɒːhnɒːˈme]; lit. ' 'The Book of Kings'') is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c.

and CE and is the national epic of Greater ting of s "distichs" or couplets (two-line verses), the Shahnameh is one of the world's longest epic y: Iran. 'Ancient Persia offers a well-written and clear introduction to the Achaemenid Empire by one of the leading contemporary historians of the empire.

It is a welcome addition to the growing number of resources for this important era, and it will be of great service to lecturers and students.'Author: Matt Waters.Book Description: A Literary History of Persia remains a classic work in English on the subject.

Spanning four volumes it concentrates on Persian literature, but it also surveys many aspects of Persian culture from pre-history to the twentieth century. Volume two looks at the early medieval period and in particular on the poet Saadi ().A History of Persia, Volume 2 A History of Persia, Sir Percy Molesworth Sykes: Author: Sir Percy Sykes: Edition: 2: Publisher: Macmillan and Company, limited, Original from: the University of Wisconsin - Madison: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.