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Title The Oxford handbook of ancient Iran / edited by D.T. Potts.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]


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 UniM Bail  935.7 OXFO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxx, 1021 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. I BACKGROUND AND BEGINNINGS -- 1.The history of archaeological research in Iran: A brief survey / Ali Mousavi -- 2.Key questions regarding the paleoenvironment of Iran / Matthew D. Jones -- 3.The Paleolithic of Iran / Saman Heydari-Guran -- 4.The development and expansion of a Neolithic way of life / Lloyd R. Weeks -- pt. II THE CHALCOLITHIC PERIOD -- 5.The Chalcolithic of northern Iran / Barbara Helwing -- 6.The Chalcolithic in the Central Zagros / Ardashir Javanmardzadeh -- 7.The Later Village (Chalcolithic) period in Khuzestan / Abbas Moghaddam -- 8.The Chalcolithic in southern Iran / Cameron A. Petrie -- pt. III THE BRONZE AGE -- 9.The Early Bronze Age in northwestern Iran / Geoffrey D. Summers -- 10.The Bronze Age in northeastern Iran / Christopher P. Thornton -- 11.Luristan and the central Zagros in the Bronze Age / D. T. Potts -- 12.Khuzestan in the Bronze Age / Javier Alvarez-Mon -- 13.Early writing in Iran / Jacob L. Dahl --
Contents note continued: 14.The use of Akkadian in Iran / Katrien De Graef -- 15.Bronze Age Fars / Bernadette McCall -- 16.Eastern Iran in the Early Bronze Age / Holly Pittman -- pt. IV THE IRON AGE -- 17.The Late Bronze and Early Iron Age in northwestern Iran / Michael D. Danti -- 18.Luristan during the Iron Age / Bruno Overlaet -- 19.The central Alborz region in the Iron Age / Ali Mousavi -- 20.Linguistic groups in Iran / Ran Zadok -- 21.Iranian migration / Michael Witzel -- 22.Assyria and the Medes / Karen Radner -- 23.Elam in the Iron Age / Javier Alvarez-Mon -- 24.Elam, Assyria, and Babylonia in the early first millennium BC / Matthew Waters -- 25.Iron Age southeastern Iran / Peter Magee -- pt. V THE ACHAEMENID PERIOD -- 26.Southwestern Iran in the Achaemenid period / Remy Boucharlat -- 27.Administrative realities: The Persepolis Archives and the archaeology of the Achaemenid heartland / Wouter F. M. Henkelman --
Contents note continued: 28.Avesta and Zoroastrianism under the Achaemenids and early Sasanians / Prods Oktor Skjaervø -- 29.Royal Achaemenid iconography / Mark B. Garrison -- 30.Color and gilding in Achaemenid architecture and sculpture / Alexander Nagel -- 31.Eastern Iran in the Achaemenid period / Bruno Genito -- 32.Old Persian / Jan Tavernier -- 33.Greek sources on Achaemenid Iran / Maria Brosius -- pt. VI SELEUCID, POST-ACHAEMENID, AND ARSACID ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY -- 34.Alexander the Great and the Seleucids in Iran / Paul J. Kosmin -- 35.Media, Khuzestan, and Fars between the end of the Achaemenids and the rise of the Sasanians / Alireza Askari Chaverdi -- 36.Frataraka and Seleucids / Josef Wiesehofer -- 37.The Arsacids (Parthians) / Stefan R. Hauser -- 38.Parthian and Elymaean rock reliefs / Trudy S. Kawami -- 39.Arsacid, Elymaean, and Persid coinage / Khodadad Rezakhani -- 40.Aramaic, Parthian, and Middle Persian / Seiro Haruta --
Contents note continued: 41.The use of Greek in pre-Sasanian Iran / Georges Rougemont -- pt. VII THE SASANIAN PERIOD -- 42.Sasanian political ideology / M. Rahim Shayegan -- 43.Sasanian coinage / Nikolaus Schindel -- 44.Sasanian interactions with Rome and Byzantium / Peter Edwell -- 45.Sasanian rock reliefs / Matthew P. Canepa -- 46.Kuh-e Khwaja and the religious architecture of Sasanian Iran / Soroor Ghanimati -- 47.Sasanian administation and sealing practices / Negin Miri -- 48.Luxury silver vessels of the Sasanian period / Kate Masia-Radford -- 49.Sasanian textiles / Carol Bier -- 50.Pre-Islamic Iranian calendrical systems in the context of Iranian religious and scientific history / Antonio C. D. Panaino -- 51.The Islamic conquest of Sasanian Iran / Michael G. Morony.
Other author Potts, Daniel T.
Subject Iran -- Civilization -- To 640.
Variant Title Handbook of ancient Iran.
ISBN 9780199733309 (alk. paper)
0199733309 (alk. paper)