History of the Persian Empire has ratings and 16 reviews. B.G. said: This is an excellent book for the reader who desires to learn more about the Ach. 23 Jan Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Olmstead, ioned. History of the Persian Empire by Albert Ten Eyck Olmstead, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Rostovtzef Out of a lifetime of study of the ancient Near East, Professor Olmstead has gathered previously unknown material into the story of the life, times, and thought of the Persians, told for o,mstead first time from the Persian rather than the traditional Greek point of view.

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History Of The Persian Empire

Other books in this series. Article PDF first page preview. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Without explaining the significance of these findings, it was hard to understand why he was telling us certain things particularly the chapters on Babylonian business practices ; therefore making several chapters rather grueling to get through.


Apr 28, Shane Hill rated it really liked it.

To demonstrate what Hhistory mean, I started to type of some sentences and then gave up in despair. Sep 22, Milele rated it it was ok Shelves: Rather good book on Persia, although sadly one of the only few good ones.

A Companion to the “Iliad” Malcolm M. The Elements of Hittite Theo van den Hout. Without explaining the significance of these findings, it was hard to understand why he was telling us certain things particularly the chapters on Babylonian busines While it is very evident that Olmstead is extremely knowledgeable on the subject-matter, much of the book reads like a dry textbook.

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Ancient Iraq Georges Roux. Spiros Michas rated it it was amazing Jul 21, University of Chicago Press. So, instead, I made a list of the names that appear in ONE paragraph. Aug 26, Mathieu rated it liked it. Like most other Westerners interested in classical hisory, I had first learned of the Persians in terms of the Greeks.

It’s not only an informative book, but an entertaining one. Books by Albert T. The Silk Roads Peter Frankopan. Forbidden Archeology Michael A.

But still, it was a good book- just not for the study of Alexander the Great’s role in the burning of Persepolis.


I had a few problems with the common attitudes of the time the book was written. Behzad Nateghi Gillberg rated it did not like it Jan 03, If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Under King Darius the empire reached its zenith, spreading from the Indus and Jaxartes rivers in the east to Egypt and the Aegean in the west, from the Persian Gulf in the south to the Caspian and Black seas on the north. Pagan Britain Ronald Hutton.

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