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Persians : masters of empire

Author: Time-Life Books.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, ©1995.
Series: Lost civilizations (Alexandria, Va.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Explores ancient Persia, using the finds of archaeologists and other scientists to bring the people and culture of ancient Persia to life.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0809491044 9780809491049
OCLC Number: 32273224
Notes: Colored maps of ancient Persia on endpapers.
Description: 168 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: How the land of the gods became the land of the Persians (p.6) --
Essay: Flight paths to discovery (p.37) --
I am Cyrus, king of the world (p.46) --
Essay: Persepolis : a ghostly grandeur (p.73) --
The dazzling reach of Darius's imperial spear (p.84) --
Essay: The tribute of empire (p.113) --
The rise and fall--and--rise of empires (p.122) --
Essay: Treasures for the eye (p.151) --
Timeline (p.158) --
Acknowledgments (p.160) --
Picture credits (p.160) --
Bibliography (p.161) --
Index (.164).
Series Title: Lost civilizations (Alexandria, Va.)
Responsibility: by the editors of Time-Life Books.

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Explores ancient Persia, using the finds of archaeologists and other scientists to bring the people and culture of ancient Persia to life.
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