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The Sasanian Era (The Idea of Iran #3)

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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 the ancient Near East from 224 until 642 CE. They are particularly fascinating because of their adherence to Zoroastrianism, an ancient dualistic Iranian religion named after the prophet Zarathustra ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published March 15th 2008 by I. B. Tauris (first published January 1st 2008)
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Other Books in the Series

The Idea of Iran (6 books)
  • Birth of the Persian Empire (The Idea of Iran, Volume 1)
  • The Age of the Parthians (The Idea of Iran, Volume 2)
  • The Rise of Islam (The Idea of Iran, Volume 4)
  • Early Islamic Iran (The Idea of Iran, Volume 5)
  • The Age of the Great Seljuqs (The Idea of Iran, Volume 6)

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