Mesopotamia, Iran and Arabia from the Seleucids to the Sasanians

An ass for Ares -- Madaktu and Badace -- Trans-Arabian routes of the Pre-Islamic period -- Seleucid Karmania -- Elamite Ulā, Akkadian Ulaya and Greek Choaspes : a solution to the Eulaios problem -- Occidental and Oriental elements in the religions of Babylonia and Iran during the third and second ce...

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Main Author: Potts, Daniel T. 1953-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Farnham [u.a.] Ashgate Variorum 2010
In:Variorum collected studies series
Series/Journal:Variorum collected studies series 962
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Mesopotamia / Iran / Arabia / Geschichte 300 v. Chr.-600
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Arabian Peninsula Civilization
B Iraq Civilization To 634
B Arabian Peninsula History To 622
B Iran History To 640
B Arabian Peninsula History To 622
B Iran Civilization To 640
B Iraq History To 634
B Iran History To 640
B Iraq History To 634
B Iraq Civilization To 634
B Iran Civilization To 640
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Summary:An ass for Ares -- Madaktu and Badace -- Trans-Arabian routes of the Pre-Islamic period -- Seleucid Karmania -- Elamite Ulā, Akkadian Ulaya and Greek Choaspes : a solution to the Eulaios problem -- Occidental and Oriental elements in the religions of Babylonia and Iran during the third and second centuries B.C. -- Disposal of the dead in Planquadrat U/V XVIII at Uruk : a Parthian enigma? -- Five episodes in the history of Elymais, 145-124 B.C. : new data from the astronomical diaries -- Foundation houses, fire altars and the frataraka : interpreting the iconography of some post-Achaemenid Persian coins -- Arabia and the kingdom of Characene -- The Roman relationship with the Persicus sinus from the rise of Spasinou Charax (127 BC) to the reign of Shapur II (AD 309-379) -- Augustus, Aelius Gallus and the Periplus : a re-interpretation of the coinage of Ṣanʻâ Class B -- Gundešhapur and the Gondeisos -- The deacon and the dove : on some early Christian grave stelae from al-Maqsha and Shakhura (Bahrain) -- Nabataean finds from Thaj and Qatif -- The Sasanian relationship with South Arabia : literary, epigraphic and oral historical perspectives -- A re-examination of the Late Period graves at Yorgan Tepe (Nuzi) -- Late Sasanian armament from southern Arabia -- Nestorian crosses from Jabal Berri -- A Sasanian lead horse from northeastern Arabia
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:1409405354