Elam and Persia by Javier Alvarez-Mon, Mark B. Garrison PDF

By Javier Alvarez-Mon, Mark B. Garrison

ISBN-10: 157506166X

ISBN-13: 9781575061665

The overdue seventh and sixth centuries B.C. was once a interval of large upheaval and alter in historic western Asia, marked by way of the destruction of the Assyrian empire, the increase and cave in of the Neo-Babylonian country, and the lovely ascent of what was once to turn into the Achaemenid Persian Empire, the most important polity the realm had but obvious. Of the most important cultural entities focused on those far-reaching occasions, Elam has lengthy remained the least understood. The essays contained during this ebook are a part of a continuous reassessment of the character and importance of Elam within the early 1st millennium B.C., with a spotlight at the courting among "Elamite" tradition of the Neo-Elamite interval and the rising "Persian" tradition in southwestern Iran within the seventh and sixth centuries B.C.
The notion of this quantity is going again to the 2003 assembly of the yankee colleges of Oriental study that happened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the place periods have been devoted to the wealthy cultural historical past of historical Iran; it was once additionally the 1st time that Iranian archaeology was once represented at ASOR because the Iranian Revolution. This quantity includes 14 contributions by means of prime students within the self-discipline, geared up into three sections: (1) archaeology, (2) texts, and (3) pictures (art history).
The quantity is richly illustrated with greater than two hundred drawings and pictures.

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