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Arsacids and Sasanians political ideology in post-Hellenistic and late antique Persia by M. Rahim Shayegan

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Sassanids,
  • HISTORY / Ancient / General

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementM. Rahim Shayegan
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS286 .S45 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 539 p. :
Number of Pages539
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25149244M
ISBN 109780521766418
LC Control Number2011012101

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