History of the Persian Empire (Book published February 15, 1959


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Author  A.T. Olmstead
Publisher  University of Chicago Press
Publication Date   February 15, 1959
ISBN  0226627772
Pages  600

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Out of a lifetime of study of the ancient Near East, Professor Olmstead has gathered previously unknown material into the story of the life, times, and thought of the Persians, told for the first time from the Persian rather than the traditional Greek point of view.

"The fullest and most reliable presentation of the history of the Persian Empire in existence."—M. Rostovtzeff

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