BookOne hundred years after the conquest of the Persian Empire by Alexander of Macedon, we see the emergence of a new Iranian dynasty that, by 140 BC, has extended its rule to Western Iran and Mesopotamia. The Arsacid Parthians, famous for their riding and archery skills, became Rome’s most dangerous...
Sarkhosh Curtis, Vesta ; Magub, Alexandra
BookThe second volume of “Sylloge Nummorum Parthicorum” examines the history and culture of the reign of Mithradates II (c. 122/1‒91 BC), who consolidated and expanded the Parthian state. In addition to his coinage, the present volume draws on other primary sources, such as cuneiform tablets from Mesopotamia, in order to...
Sarkhosh Curtis, Vesta ; Magub, Alexandra ; J. Pendleton, Elizabeth ; C.D. Hopkins, Edward