Women in Ancient Persia, 559-331 BC. Oxford Classical Monographs. Maria Brosius

ISBN: 9786610764716

Published: January 1st 1996

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280 pages


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Women in Ancient Persia, 559-331 BC. Oxford Classical Monographs.  by  Maria Brosius

Women in Ancient Persia, 559-331 BC. Oxford Classical Monographs. by Maria Brosius
January 1st 1996 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 280 pages | ISBN: 9786610764716 | 8.69 Mb

Xerxes exploits are famous, but what about Irdabama, a successful landowner who controlled her own wine and grain business? Or the ruthless queen Parysatis who murdered her enemy after a game of dice? By approaching the subject from a near easternMoreXerxes exploits are famous, but what about Irdabama, a successful landowner who controlled her own wine and grain business?

Or the ruthless queen Parysatis who murdered her enemy after a game of dice? By approaching the subject from a near eastern perspective, and thoroughly re-examining theGreek sources, This book is the first to reveal the fascinating picture of women and their economic and political importance in the Persian empire.



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