Zoroastrianism

Pub Date : 2014-04-02 | Author : Jenny Rose | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9780857735485
ISBN 13 : 0857735489

Zoroastrianism is one of the world's great ancient religions. In present-day Iran, significant communities of Zoroastrians (who take their name from the founder of the faith, the r..

Light Against Darkness

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Armin Lange | Publisher : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN 10 : 9783525550168
ISBN 13 : 3525550162

Light Against Darkness is comprised of articles that put on display the power and pervasiveness of dualistic thought. Dualism has proved a potent cultural tool for clarifying and o..

The Oxford Handbook Of Iranian History

Pub Date : 2012-02-16 | Author : Touraj Daryaee | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190208820
ISBN 13 : 0190208821

This Handbook is a current, comprehensive single-volume history of Iranian civilization. The authors, all leaders in their fields, emphasize the large-scale continuities of Iranian..

The Sasanian Era

Pub Date : 2010-07-20 | Author : Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9780857733092
ISBN 13 : 0857733095

This latest volume in The Idea of Iran series concentrates on the Sasanian period. Seizing power from the previous dynasty - the Parthians - the Sasanians ruled Iran and most of th..