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Author Ctesias

Title Ctesias' History of Persia : tales of the Orient / [translated with commentaries by] Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones and James Robson
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 254 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge classical translations
Routledge classical translations
Contents Outline of the history of Persia -- Ctesias' History of Persia -- Translator's preface -- Key to conventions used in this edition -- Testimonia on the life and work of Ctesias -- Fragments of Ctesias' History of Persia
Summary Offers insights into the history of Persia in the fifth century BC. This book describes the workings of Persian court life and the gossip and scandal surrounding Persian history and court politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-239) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ctesias
Ctesias. Persica
Persica (Ctesias)
HISTORY -- Civilization.
Kings and rulers.
Manners and customs.
Iran -- History -- To 640 -- Early works to 1800
Iran -- Kings and rulers -- History -- Early works to 1800
Iran -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Llewellyn-Jones, Lloyd
Robson, James
ISBN 0203015304 (electronic bk.)
9780203015308 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Persica. English
History of Persia