The Persian Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • Mehrdad Kia
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  • ISBN-10: 1610693914
  • ISBN-13: 9781610693912
  • DDC: 935.7003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 722 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This well-balanced reference on ancient Persia demonstrates the region's contributions to the growth and development of human civilization from the 7th century BCE through the fall of the Persian Sasanian Empire in 651CE.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology of Ancient Iran.
1: Ancient Cities, Historical Places, and Archaeological Sites.
2: Asaac.
3: Bibi Shahrbanu.
4: Bishapur.
5: Bisotun Inscription.
6: Bokhara.
7: Dura Europos.
8: Ecbatana.
9: Ganj Nameh.
10: Ka’ba of Zoroaster.
11: Kangavar and the Temple of Anahita (Anahid).
12: Kuh-e Khwaja (Mount of Khwaja).
13: Naqsh-e Rajab.
14: Naqsh-e Rostam.
15: Nisa.
16: Oxus Treasure.
17: Panjkand.
18: Pasargadae.
19: Persepolis.
20: Ray.
21: Samarqand.
22: Sar Mashhad.
23: Taq-e Bostan.
24: Ancient Provinces and Geographical Regions.
25: Abar Shahr.
26: Abarkavan.
27: Adiabene.
28: Alborz.
29: Anshan.
30: Arachosia.
31: Aria.
32: Azerbaijan.
33: Bactria.
34: Chorasmia.
35: Elymais.
36: Fars (Parsa, Persis).
37: Hyrcania.
38: Parthia.
39: Sogdiana.
40: Transoxiana.
41: Cultures, Calendars, and Festivals.
42: Ab, Aban, Aban Mah.
43: Aparni.
44: Bahmanjaneh.
45: Chaharshanbeh Suri.
46: Education.
47: Iranian Cuisine.
48: Iranian Languages.
49: Iranian Months.
50: Middle Persian.
51: Nowruz.
52: Old Persian.
53: Parthian.
54: Persian Gardens.
55: Sadeh.
56: Saffron.
57: Sports.
58: Kings and Queens of the Achaemenid Dynasty.
59: Achaemenes.
60: Arsames.
61: Arses.
62: Artaxerxes I.
63: Artaxerxes II.
64: Artaxerxes III.
65: Cambyses I.
66: Cambyses II.
67: Cyrus II the Great.
68: Cyrus the Younger.
69: Darius I.
70: Darius II.
71: Darius III.
72: Sogdianos.
73: Teispes.
74: Vishtaspa (Father of Darius I).
75: Xerxes I.
76: Xerxes II.
77: Kings and Queens of the Arsacid/Parthian Dynasty.
78: Arsaces I.
79: Arsaces II.
80: Artabanus I.
81: Artabanus II.
82: Artabanus III.
83: Artabanus IV.
84: Gotarzes I.
85: Gotarzes II.
86: Mithridates I.
87: Mithridates II.
88: Mithridates III.
89: Orodes I.
90: Orodes II.
91: Orodes III.
92: Pacorus.
93: Phraates I.
94: Phraates II.
95: Phraates III.
96: Phraates IV.
97: Phraates V.
98: Priapatius.
99: Sinatruces.
100: Vologeses I.
101: Vologeses II.
102: Vologeses III.
103: Vologeses IV.
104: Vologeses V.
105: Vologeses VI.
106: Vonones I.
107: Kings and Queens of the Median Dynasty.
108: Astyages.
109: Cyaxares/Huvakhshtra.
110: Deioces.
111: Mandane.
112: Phraortes.
113: Kings and Queens of the Sasanian Dynasty.
114: Ardashir I.
115: Ardashir II.
116: Ardashir III.
117: Azarmidokht.
118: Babak.
119: Bahram I, Bahram II, Bahram III.
120: Bahram IV.
121: Bahram V.
122: Bahram VI Chobin.
123: Balash.
124: Boran (Puran).
125: Hormozd I.
126: Hormozd II.
127: Hormozd III.
128: Hormozd IV.
129: Jamasp.
130: Kavad I.
131: Kavad II Shiruya.
132: Khosrow I Anushiravan.
133: Khosrow II Parvez.
134: Narseh.
135: Peroz.
136: Shapur I.
137: Shapur II.
138: Shapur III.
139: Yazdegerd I.
140: Yazdegerd II.
141: Yazdegerd III.
142: Kings and Queens of the Seleucid Dynasty.
143: Alexander Balas.
144: Antiochus I Soter.
145: Antiochus II Theos.
146: Antiochus III.
147: Antiochus IV Epiphanes.
148: Antiochus V Eupator.
149: Antiochus VII Sidetes.
150: Apame/Apama.
151: Demetrius I Soter.
152: Demetrius II Nicator.
153: Seleucus I Nicator.
154: Seleucus II Callinicus.
155: Seleucus III Soter.
156: Seleucus IV Philopator.