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The Persians

Aeschylus

The Persians

by Aeschylus

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Published by Allen and Unwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Gilbert Murray.
ContributionsMurray, Gilbert, 1866-1957.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13821199M

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that Aeschylus’ classical play The Persians is the oldest surviving work of Western drama. First performed at the City Dionysia in BC, The Persians takes a nuanced approach to the matter of war and conquest. It was a direct inspiration for the French national anthem, ‘La Marseillaise’. The Median and Achaemenid periods define a critical disjunction in history. Iranians, more particularly the Medes and the Persians, first appear in history in the ninth-century BC cuneiform texts touching on the western half of the by: 7.

Esther SUM PIC XRF “So if it please the king, we suggest that you issue a written decree, a law of the Persians and Medes that cannot be revoked. It should order that Queen Vashti be forever banished from the presence of King Xerxes, and that the king should choose another queen more worthy than she. Explore our list of Persian Empires - Ancient History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Publish your book with B&N.


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The The Persians Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography.

The Persians book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Little, if any proof of Socrates' life exists, reliant as we are on the writings of his two famous pupils: Plato and Xenophon, the former being revered as one of humanity's greatest thinkers, the latter remembered for his march home from Persia, the subject of which concerns this book.

And yet, the Persian expedition, or The Anabasis to give it /5. This book is an interpretative history of Iran from the Achaemenid empire until today. It is intended for a general reader and not for scholars.

The book is prefaced by a chapter in which the author describes his overall analysis of Iranian culture and the impact of history on Iranian psychology. This chapter alone is worth the price of the by: The Persians is a succinct narrative of Iranian history from the time of Cyrus the Great in BC to the present day.

The book traces events from the rise of the Persian empire, through competition with Rome and conquest by the Arabs, through to the re-establishment of a Persian state in the sixteenth century, and finally the Islamic 4/5(1). SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

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Book excerpt: A different interpretation of the Greek-Persian wars Dmitry V Shlapentokh. The Persians took the path, crossed the Asopus & marched all night.

They reached the summit by dawn. The path was being guarded by Phocians who had pledged to Leonidas to protect the path. The Phocians became aware that the Persians were on their way when the leaves on the hills started rustling as the army marched along the path. The Persian Wars began in BCE, when Greeks in the Persian-controlled territory rose in the Ionian Revolt.

Athens, and other Greek cities, sent aid, but were quickly forced to back down after defeat in BCE. Subsequently, the Persians suffered many defeats at the hands of the Greeks, led by the Athenians.

The Persians, Aeschylus' earliest surviving tragedy, holds a fascination both for readers of Greek drama and Greek history. Not only is it the earliest existing play in the Western tradition, it is drawn directly from the playwright's own experiences at the battle of Salamis, making it the only account of the Persian Wars composed by an eyewitness/5(2).

About this book. The Persians is a succinct narrative of Iranian history from the time of Cyrus the Great in BC to the present day.

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They cost a lot though in both ebook and hardcopy formats. See if they are available in Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine which. A YEAR AMONGST THE PERSIANS IMPRESSIONS AS TO THE LIFE, CHARACTER, & THOUGHT OF THE PEOPLE OF PERSIA Received during Twelve Months' Residence in that Country in the Year by EDWARD GRANVILLE BROWNE With A Memoir by SIR E.

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Persian, predominant ethnic group of Iran (formerly known as Persia). Although of diverse ancestry, the Persian people are united by their language, Persian (Farsi), which belongs to the Indo-Iranian group of the Indo-European language family.

(Dari, a variant of the Persian language, is. The Medes and Persians 1 CHAPTER FIVE The Medes and Persians The Medo-Persian problem is a subject which needs a chapter to itself. The problem is a) the question of whether Daniel separates the Medes and Persians or whether he considers them only as one nation, and b) the question of whether there was a genuine Median kingdom.

The Persian Book Review. A Quarterly on Arts and Literature. Herodotus ( BCE) the Greek historian who wrote extensively on the Persian Empire, here describes Persian customs as they would have been practiced around the year BCE at Susa and other Persian communities.

The passage, from Book I of his Histories, is interesting in the way Herodotus contrasts the behavior and values of the Persians with.

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The Greco-Persian Wars (also often called the Persian Wars) were a series of conflicts between the Achaemenid Empire and Greek city-states that started in BC and lasted until BC. The collision between the fractious political world of the Greeks and the enormous empire of the Persians began when Cyrus the Great conquered the Greek-inhabited region of Ionia in on: Mainland Greece, Thrace, Aegean .From the tenth-century seminal Shahnameh (Book of Kings) by Ferdowsi to the works of contemporary writers, the Persian language has changed very little in the last millenium.

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