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  1. The Persian Empire

    A Corpus of Sources from the Achaemenid Period

    By Amélie Kuhrt

    The Achaemenid dynasty (550-330 BC) ruled over the first and largest 'world empire' in history: the Persian empire extended from the Babylonians in the east to the Jews and Greeks in the west, with fingers of control in the fringes of the Indian subcontinent and elsewhere. Its sheer size was a...

    Published September 1st 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Persian Empire

    A Corpus of Sources from the Achaemenid Period

    By Amélie Kuhrt

    This lavish set of books contains the most complete collection of raw material for reconstructing the history of the Achaemenid Persian Empire to date. Studying Achaemenid history has been difficult in the past because original sources include texts from hugely disparate origins, many different...

    Published December 14th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Ancient Near East

    c.3000–330 BC (2 volumes)

    By Amélie Kuhrt, Eva Von Dassow

    Series: The Routledge History of the Ancient World

    The Ancient Near East embraces a vast geographical area, from the borders of Iran and Afghanistan in the east to the Levant and Anatolia, and from the Black Sea in the north to Egypt in the south. It was a region of enormous cultural, political and linguistic diversity. In this authoritative new...

    Published May 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  4. Images of Women in Antiquity

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Averil Cameron, Amélie Kuhrt

    The agenda and significance of women in antiquity has gained considerable attention in recent years. In this book diverse roles for and attitudes to women in ancient societies are explored: women as witches, as courtesans, as mothers, as priestesses, as nuns, as heiresses and typically as eranged....

    Published June 17th 1993 by Routledge

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