Monthly Archives: April 2014
2. The Sasanian Empire and religious authority: The case of Zoroastrianism As one of the major political and economic powers in the region, the Sasanian Empire (224–651 CE) elevated Zoroastrianism to the dominant religious and cultural force within its polity, … Continue reading
1. Mythical kings, empire and multiculturalism: The case of the Achaemenids The Achaemenids (550–330 BCE) ruled over a vast and multicultural empire, encompassing numerous indigenous and conquered traditions. How did these various groups co-exist in the administration of the empire … Continue reading
This site has been restructured to serve as a communication platform covering all activities related to the project of ‘Kingship in Ancient Iran’. The programme of the workshop is available here.