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

Other titles
  • Histoire de l'Empire perse : de Cyrus à Alexandre. English
Published
  • Winona Lake, IN : Eisenbraun 2002
Physical description
xx, 1196p. ; 24cm.
ISBN
  • 9781575060316 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1575060310 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 1575061201 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 1059-1124) and index.
Genre
  • Bibliography
Language
  • 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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Other titles
  • Histoire de l'Empire perse : de Cyrus à Alexandre. English
Published
  • Winona Lake, Indiana : Eisenbrauns 2002
Physical description
1 online resource (xx, 1196 pages) : illustrations, maps.
ISBN
  • 9781575065748
  • 1575065746
  • 1575060310
  • 9781575060316
  • 1575061201
  • 9781575061207
Local notes
  • University staff and students only. Requires University Computer Account login on and off-campus.
Notes
  • Available through EBSCO.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Originally published in French as: Histoire de l'Empire perse : de Cyrus à Alexandre.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 1059-1124) and indexes.
  • Translated from the French.
Contents
  • Introduction: On the trail of an empire -- Prologue: The Persians before the Empire -- PART 1: 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) -- PART 2: THE GREAT KING: Images of the world -- Representations of royalty and monarchic ideology -- People and life at court -- The King's men -- PART 3: TERRITORIES, POPULATIONS, AND THE DEPENDENT ECONOMY: Territories, communication, and trade -- Royal assessments and tribute -- Persia: empire and tribute economy -- The king of the lands -- PART 4: 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) -- PART 5: THE FOURTH CENTURY AND THE EMPIRE OF DARIUS III IN THE ACHAEMENID LONGUE DUREE: A PROSPECTIVE ASSESSMENT: Lands, people, and satrapies: taking stock of the Achaemenid world -- The great king, his armies, and his treasures -- PART 6: THE FALL OF AN EMPIRE (336-330) : Darius and the empire confront Macedonian aggression -- Conclusion: From Nabonidus to Seleucus.
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