Ancient Persia : a concise history of the Achaemenid Empire, 550-330 BC

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Full title: Ancient Persia : a concise history of the Achaemenid Empire, 550-330 BC / Matt Waters.
Main author: Waters, Matthew W. (Author)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Tracking an empire
  • Forerunners of the Achaemenids : the first half of the first millennium BCE
  • Persia rising : a new empire
  • From Cyrus to Darius I : empire in transition
  • Darius, the great king
  • Mechanics of empire
  • Xerxes, the expander of the realm
  • Anatomy of empire
  • Empire at large : from the death of Xerxes to Darius II
  • Maintaining an empire : Artaxerxes II and Artaxerxes III
  • Twilight of the Achaemenids.