2013. május 18., szombat

Breaking news: The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Iran

Hamarosan a boltokban:

D. T. Potts (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Iran. Oxford, 2013

A tartalom:

Part I. Background and beginnings

1. The history of archaeological research in Iran: A brief survey (Ali Mousavi)

2. Key questions regarding the palaeoenvironment of Iran (Matthew D. Jones)

3. The Paleolithic of Iran (Nicholas J. Conard, Elham Ghasidian and Saman Heydari-Guran)

4. The development and expansion of a Neolithic way of life (Lloyd R. Weeks)

Part II. The Chalcolithic period 

5. The Chalcolithic of northern Iran (Barbara Helwing)

6. The Chalcolithic in the central Zagros (Abbas Moghaddam and Ardashir Javanmardzadeh)

7. The Later Village (Chalcolithic) period in Khuzestan (Abbas Moghaddam)

8. The Chalcolithic in southern Iran (Cameron A. Petrie)

Part III. The Bronze Age

9. The Early Bronze Age in northwestern Iran (Geoffrey D. Summers)

10. The Bronze Age in northeastern Iran (Christopher P. Thornton)

11. Luristan and the central Zagros in the Bronze Age (D. T. Potts)

12. Khuzestan in the Bronze Age (Javier Álvarez-Mon)

13. Early writing in Iran (J.L. Dahl)

14. The use of Akkadian in Iran (Katrien De Graef)

15. Bronze Age Fars (Bernadette McCall)

16. Eastern Iran in the Early Bronze Age (Holly Pittman)

Part IV. The Iron Age

17. The Late Bronze and Early Iron Age in northwestern Iran (Michael D. Danti)

18. Luristan during the Iron Age (Bruno Overlaet)

19. The central Alborz region in the Iron Age (Ali Mousavi)

20. Linguistic groups in Iran (Ran Zadok)

21. Iranian migration (M. Witzel)

22. Assyria and the Medes (Karen Radner)

23. Elam in the Iron Age (Javier Álvarez-Mon)

24. Elam, Assyria, and Babylonia in the early 1st millennium BC (Matt Waters)

25. Iron Age southeastern Iran (Peter Magee)

Part V. The Achaemenid period

26. Southwestern Iran in the Achaemenid period (Rémy Boucharlat)

27. Administrative realities: The Persepolis Archives and the archaeology of the Achaemenid heartland (Wouter F.M. Henkelman)

28. Avesta and Zoroastrianism under the Achaemenids and early Sasanians (P.O. Skjærvø)

29. Royal Achaemenid iconography (Mark B. Garrison)

30. Color and gilding in Achaemenid architecture and sculpture (Alexander Nagel)

31. Eastern Iran in the Achaemenid period (Bruno Genito)

32. Old Persian (Jan Tavernier)

33. Greek sources on Achaemenid Iran (Maria Brosius)

VI. Seleucid, post-Achaemenid and Arsacid archaeology and history

34. Alexander the Great and the Seleucids in Iran (Paul Kosmin)

35. Media, Khuzestan and Fars between the end of the Achaemenids and the rise of the Sasanians (Pierfrancesco Callieri and Alireza Askari Chaverdi)

36. Frataraka and Seleucids (Josef Wiesehöfer)

37. The Arsacids (Parthians) (Stefan R. Hauser)

38. Parthian and Elymaean rock reliefs (Trudy S. Kawami)

39. Arsacid, Elymaean and Persid coinage (Khodadad Rezakhani)

40. Aramaic, Parthian and Middle Persian (Seiro Haruta)

41. The use of Greek in pre-Sasanian Iran (Georges Rougemont)

VII. The Sasanian period

42. Sasanian political ideology (M. Rahim Shayegan)

43. Sasanian coinage (Nikolaus Schindel)

44. Sasanian interactions with Rome and Byzantium (P. Edwell)

45. Sasanian rock reliefs (Matthew P. Canepa)

46. Kuh-e Khwaja and the religious architecture of Sasanian Iran (Soroor Ghanimati)

47. Sasanian administation and sealing practices (Negin Miri)

48. Luxury silver vessels of the Sasanian period (Kate Masia-Radford)

49. Sasanian textiles (Carol Bier)

50. Pre-Islamic Iranian calendrical systems in the context of Iranian religious and scientific history (Antonio Panaino)

51. The Islamic conquest of Sasanian Iran (Michael Morony)

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