Sasanian Iran, 224- 651 CE: Portrait of a Late Antique Emprire

Sasanian Iran, 224- 651 CE: Portrait of a Late Antique Emprire

by Touraj Daryaee
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568591698
Publisher:
Mazda Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrations

Prolegomena: Ancient Iran in the Context of World History

I Iran before the Sasanians 1

II Ardaxsir I and the Establishment of the Sasanian Empire 7

III Sabuhr I: The Strongest World Empire in the Third Century 22

IV Jousting for Kingship: Wahrams and Narse 31

V Sabuhr II and the Sasanian Rulers in the Fourth Century 43

VI Yazdgerd the Prince of Peace and the Fabled Kings in the Fifth Century 58

VII Kawad I and Xusro I: Revolution and Renovation in the Sixth Century 68

VIII From Xusro II to Yazdgerd III: The Pinnacle and Fall of the Sasanian Empire 83

Appendix: Genealogy 105

Bibliography 109

Index 137

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