“This is an amazing compendium of all types of sources on the Persian Empire. It utilises old Persian inscriptions, all in translation, Babylonian texts, Aramaic texts, Hebrew texts, Greek and Latin texts. They’re all there in translation and with Kuhrt’s very useful, very competent and very intelligent commentaries as well. She’s one of the great names in ancient Near Eastern studies and I admire her very much.” Read more...
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