From Cyrus to Alexander : a history of the Persian Empire / Pierre Briant ; translated by Peter T. Daniels.

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  • Winona Lake, IN : Eisenbrauns 2002
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xx, 1196 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
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  • 9781575061207
  • 1575061201
  • 1575060310
Notes
  • Originally published in french as Histoire de l'Empire perse by Librairie Arthème Fayard, Paris in 1996.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 1059-1124) and indexes.
Contents
  • Introduction : on the trail of an empire -- Prologue : the Persians before the Empire -- The empire-builders : from Cyrus to Darius. The land-collectors : Cyrus the Great and Cambyses (559-522) ; The conquest and after : an interim summary ; Trouble, secession, and rebuilding (522-518) ; Darius the Conqueror (520-486) -- The Great King. Images of the world ; Representations of royalty and monarchic ideology ; People and life at court ; The king's men -- Territories, populations, and the dependent economy. Territories, communication, and trade ; Royal assessments and tribute ; Persia : empire and tribute economy ; The king of the lands -- From Xerxes to Darius III : an empire in turmoil. Xerxes the Great King (486-465) ; From the accession of Artaxerxes I to the death of Darius II (465-405/404) ; Artaxerxes II (405/404-359/338) and Artaxerxes III (359/358-338) -- The fourth century and the empire of Darius III in the Achaemenid longue durée : a prospective assessment. Lands, people, and satrapies : taking stock of the Achaemenid world -- The great king, his armies, and his treasures -- The fall of an empire (336-330). Darius and the empire confront Macedonian aggression -- Conclusion : from Nabonidus to Seleucus.
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  • English
  • French

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From Cyrus to Alexander : a history of the Persian Empire / Pierre Briant ; translated by Peter T. Daniels.

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  • Histoire de l'Empire perse. English.
Published
  • Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbraun 2002
Physical description
xx, 1196 p. : ill., maps.
ISBN
  • 1575060310
  • 1575061201
  • 9781575061207
  • 9781575065748
Notes
  • Originally published: Histoire de l'empire perse. Paris : Librairie Arthème Fayard, 1996.
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Original electronic resource Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • Reproduction available: Electronic resource. [S.l.] : Proquest, 2016
Contents
  • pt. 1. The empire-builders : from Cyrus to Darius -- pt. 2. The great king -- pt. 3. Territories, populations, and the dependent economy -- pt. 4. From Xerxes to Darius III : an empire in turmoil -- pt. 5. The fourth century and the empire of Darius III in the Achaemenid Longue Durée : a prospective assessment -- pt. 6. The fall of an empire : (336-330).
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