Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title Forgotten empire : the world of ancient Persia / edited by John Curtis and Nigel Tallis ; with contributions by Béatrice André-Salvini .. . [et al.]

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.35 FOR    Available
Description 272 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ( p. 266-272).
Contents History of the Persian Empire 550-330 BC / Pierre Briant, College de France, Paris -- Achaemenid languages and inscriptions / Matthew W. Stolper, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago -- The decipherment of achaemenid cuneiform / Irving L. Finkel, British museum, London -- The archaeology of the Achaemenid period / John Curtis ('Egypt' section by Neal Spencer), British Museum, London -- The palace / John Curtis, British Museum, London, and Shahrokh Razmjou, National Museum of Iran, Tehran -- The royal table / St John Simpson, British Museum, London -- Jewellery and personal ornaments / John Curtis, British Museum, London -- Religion and burial customs / Shahrokh Razmjou, National Museum of Iran, Tehran -- The administration of the Achaemendid Empire / Andrew R. Meadows, British Museum, London -- Transport and warfare / Nigel Tallis, British Museum, London -- Persia and Greece / Alexandra Villing, British Museum, London -- The legacy of ancient Persia / Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis, British Museum, London.
Subject Iran -- Antiquities.
Iran -- History -- To 640 A.D.
Iran -- Civilization -- To 640 A.D.
Added Author Curtis, John, 1946-
Tallis, Nigel.
André-Salvini, Béatrice.
ISBN 0520247310

Available items only