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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 384–397.
Published: 01 December 2016
... by Duke University Press 2016 Achaemenid Parsi Qajar revivalism Sassanian Zoroastrian/Mazdaic I am deeply grateful to Afshin Marashi and Mana Kia for their incredibly thought-provoking comments on my work. References Algar Hamid . “An Introduction to the History...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 329–340.
Published: 01 December 2010
... as haoma or haoma-­like drinks, whose use in who were personified as statues and images.13 cult rites and rituals, as attested by the rock- This perspective excludes buildings in the val- ­stone inscriptions of the Achaemenid kings, was leys of Murgab...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 410–419.
Published: 01 December 2010
... But it was under the Ancient Persians (ca. 550 – 330 BCE) that more stable trade routes were established and that, as an Achaemenid satrapy, Sogdian involvement in com- mercial enterprise between “east” and “west” began in earnest.3 An inscribed list...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 505–506.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to the Studio (Reaktion Delhi, completing the project titled “Plural Identities Books, 2014); Persian Kingship and Architecture: Strate- of Muslims in Old-Delhi in the Nineteenth Century,” gies of Power in Iran from the Achaemenids to the Pahlavis, and has been a research fellow at the Social Science...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2004) 24 (1): 49–57.
Published: 01 May 2004
... of the social and cultural externalia that sians” of Iran – the Persians of the Achaemenid and is oppressing them. Sassanian Empires – but rather of Kurdish, Arab, Through claims of religious morality and civic Turkic or other origins – and sometimes Sunni as duty, women in Women’s World reclaim their natu...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2007) 27 (2): 384–396.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., “Gli Achemenidi e i Macedoni: Stabilità from the second half of the nineteenth century up engineers moved to Gwadar. The construction labor e turbolenza” (“The Achaemenids and the Macedo- to 8 September 1958, when West Pakistan bought force is totally Chinese, and the exclusion of Baluchis nians...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (2): 281–293.
Published: 01 August 2015
... have their roots in ancient is here some matter for good peoples’ delight.7 Persia, where the ideology of kingship was so vigor- (1.6) ous from Achaemenid times onward, as Meisami puts it: “The ordering of history by reigns of rul- And on a related note to be impartial in relating it: ers...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2008) 28 (2): 310–325.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., ­Durgeshnandini (1864), which this has its own significance. . . . Inscriptions from the ford University Press, 2000), 81. in contrast with his later nationalistic novels provides Achaemenid empire refer to the frontier region of the a somewhat balanced picture...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (3): 449–462.
Published: 01 December 2010
... of the nation.3 Iran faced Iran as the world’s first empire, that of the is a society of blatant greed and rampant cor- Achaemenids, who fought the ancient Greeks ruption, of despairing (young) people given to in a titanic struggle the outcome of which...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (2): 388–410.
Published: 01 August 2011
... by the Pahlavi dynasty in an for Iranian immigration in the United States attempt to legitimize its rule (thereby symboli- (behind California), accounting for 33 percent cally connecting its reign to the Achaemenid of the 44,772 Iranian immigrants who...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 418–434.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., or literary return). Similarly, Her- of the Shahnamah as a historiographic source. In zfeld divides Iranian art into periods, beginning the first and fourth volumes of his Shi‘r alajam, with the Achaemenid period, when “Iran was the he dedicated several sections...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2010) 30 (2): 272–296.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., but I usually par- mosaic of ethnicities, languages, and religions ticipate in such programs so that I am in more that paid homage to the Achaemenid kings at contact with my community.”26 Susa (Shushan), Pasargadae, and Persepolis. Iran...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 398–417.
Published: 01 December 2016
... during the is mention of figures that populate Greek and 30. Ākhūndzādah, Makhtūbāt, 4. Pahlavi era, official nationalism was not explic- biblical sources, like the Achaemenid kings. But 31. Ibid., 3 – 4...