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As part of the Gorgias Handbook Series, this book provides a political and military history of the Sasanian Empire in Late Antiquity (220s to 651 CE). The book takes the form of a narrative, which situates Sasanian Iran as a continental power between Rome and the world of the steppe nomad.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-4632-0616-1
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Publication Status: Forthcoming

Publication Date: Jan 15,2020
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Page Count: 404
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0616-1
$70.00
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As part of the Gorgias Handbook Series, this book provides a political and military history of the Sasanian Empire in Late Antiquity (220s to 651 CE). The book takes the form of a narrative, which situates Sasanian Iran as a continental power between Rome and the world of the steppe nomad.

As part of the Gorgias Handbook Series, this book provides a political and military history of the Sasanian Empire in Late Antiquity (220s to 651 CE). The book takes the form of a narrative, which situates Sasanian Iran as a continental power between Rome and the world of the steppe nomad.

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Michael Bonner

Table of Contents (v)
Acknowledgements (vii) 
Introduction (1)
I. Eurasia from the Conquests of Alexander to the Fall of Parthia (7)
II. The Establishment of the House of Sasan (25)
III. From Shapur I to Shapur II (49)
IV. The World of the Nomad (93)
V. Humiliation and Heresy (123)
VI. The Iranian Recovery (171)
VII. Triumph and Tribulation (237)
VIII. The Last War of Antiquity (267)
IX. The Collapse of the House of Sasan (313)
X. Observations on the Fall of the Iranian Empire (341)
Bibliography (349)
Index (389)

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