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The Cambridge History of Iran - II

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Éditeur : Cambridge University Press Date & Lieu : 1989, Cambridge
Préface : Pages : 930
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Langue : AnglaisFormat :
Code FIKP : Liv. En.Thème : Histoire

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The Cambridge History of Iran - II

The Cambridge History of Iran - II

Ilya Gershevitch

Cambridge University Press

The Publishers wish to acknowledge the major contribution to the completion of this volume made by Mr Hubert Darke, who willingly undertook a wide range of editorial responsibilities to assist in its publication.

Thanks are also due to Mr Peter Khoroche for assistance with proofs; and to Mr Colin Ronan for help in the preparation of the astronomical diagrams in chapter 16. The index is by Mrs Hilda Pearson. The Publishers and the Editorial Board of the Cambridge History of Iran are grateful for a generous subvention towards editorial and production costs of this volume provided by the Foundation for Iranian Studies, Washington, D.C.

Acknowledgements are due to all who have provided and given permission to reproduce photographs and line drawings.

Table des Matières


List ofplates / x
List of text figures / xiv
List of maps / xvi

1 Elam / 1
by I. M. Diakonoff, Senior Research Worker. Oriental Institute of the Academy of Sciences, Leningrad

2 Anshan in the Median and Achaemenian Periods / 25
by J. Hansman

3 Media / 36
by I. M. Diakonoff

4 The Scyths / 149
by the late T. Sulimirski

5 The Rise of the Achaemenids and Establishment of Their Empire / 200
by J. M. Cook, Emeritus Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archeology, University of Bristol

6 Persia and the Greeks / 292
by A. R. Burn

7 Cyrus the Great (558-529 B.C.) / 392
by the late Max Mallowan

8 Alexander in Iran / 420
by E. Badian, John Moors Cabot Professor of History, Harvard University

9 The Persia Occupation of Egypt / 502
by E. Bresciani, Professor of Egyptology, University of Pisa

10 The Babylonian Evidence of Achaemenian Rule in Mesopotamia / 529
by the late A. L. Oppenheim

11 The Evidence of the Persepolis Tablets / 588
by the late R. T. Hallock

12 Achaemenid Coins, Weights and Measures / 610
by A. D. H. Bivar, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

13 The Old Eastern Iranian World View According to the Avesta / 640
by M. Schwartz, Professor of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley

14 The Religion of Achaemenian Iran / 664
by M. Schwartz

15 Aramaic in the Achaemenian Empire / 698
by J. C. Greenfield, Professor of Ancint Semitic Languages, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

16 Old Iranian Calendars / 714
by the late Willy Hartner

17 Classic Achaemenian Architecture And Sculpture / 793
by Edith Porada, Arthur Lehman Professor Emeritus of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University, New York

18 The Behistun Relief / 828
by Ann Farkas, Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

19 Tepe Nūsh-i Jān: the Median Settlement / 832
by Oavid Stronach, Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley

20 Pasargadae / 838
by David Stronach

21 Metalwork and Glyptic
by P. R. S. Moorey, Keeper of the Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Appendix I - Plant Names / 870
by H. W. Bailey, Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit, University of Cambridge

Appendix II - The Achaemenid Dynasty / 874

Bibliography / 875

Index / 931

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