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Title The Parthian and early Sasanian empires : adaptation and expansion : proceedings of a conference held in Vienna, 14-16 June 2012 / edited by Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis, Elizabeth J. Pendleton, Michael Alram and Touraj Daryaee.
Imprint Oxford ; Havertown, PA : Oxbow Books, 2016.

Series Archaeological monographs series ; 5
British Institute of Persian Studies archaeological monographs series ; 5.
Subject Arsacid dynasty, 247 B.C.-224 A.D. -- Congresses.
Parthians -- Congresses.
Sassanids -- Congresses.
Iran -- History -- To 640 -- Congresses.
Iran -- History -- 640-1256 -- Congresses.
Iran -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Coins, Parthian -- Congresses.
Coins, Sassanid -- Congresses.
Alt Name Curtis, Vesta Sarkhosh,
Pendleton, Elizabeth J.,
Alram, Michael,
Daryaee, Touraj, 1967-
Description 1 online resource (x, 132 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Note Papers presented at a conference held at the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 14-16 June 2012.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Historical -- Some aspects of political history : early Arsacid kings and the Seleucids / Jerome Gaslain -- The Arsacids and Commagene / Rahim Shayegan -- Dynastic connections in the Arsacid empire and the origins of the house of Sasan / Marek Jan Olbrycht -- From terror to tactical usage : elephants in the Partho-sasanian period / Touraj Daryaee -- Remarks on the location of the province of Parthia in the Sasanian period / Mehrdad Ghodrat-Dizaji -- The birth of the Sasanian monarchy in western sources / Andrea Gariboldi -- Kirder and the re-organisation of Persian Mazdeism / Antonio Panaino -- Linguistic -- The Parthian language in early Sasanian times / Rika Gyselen -- From Aramaic to Pahlavi : epigraphic observations based on the Persis coin series / Khodadad Rezakhani -- Parthian studies : two new notes / Daryoosh Akbarzadeh -- Archaeological -- A note on architectural traditions in Arsacid Parthia : the round hall at Nisa / Antonio Invernizzi -- Women, dance and the hunt : splendour and pleasures of court life in Arsacid and early sasanian art / Barbara Kaim -- Numismatics -- Quantifying monetary production : ecbatana and media in Parthian times / Pierre-Yves Boillet -- The coinages of Paradan and Sind in the context of Kushan and Kushano-Sasanian numismatics / Nikolaus Schindel.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 19, 2017).
ISBN 9781785702082 (electronic book)
1785702084 (electronic book)
9781785702105 (electronic book)
1785702106 (electronic book)
9781785702099 (mobi)
1785702092 (mobi)
OCLC # 948877474
Additional Format Print version: Parthian and early Sasanian empires. London : British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS) ; Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2016 9781785702075 (DLC) 2016017931 (OCoLC)930257569

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