General Ancient Persia

The general scholarship available on Ancient Persia.

  • Allen, L., The Persian Empire, Chicago, 2005.
  • Briant, P., From Cyrus to Alexander: a history of the Persian Empire, Winona Lake IN, 2002.
  • Cook, J.M., The Persian Empire, London, 1983.
  • Curtis, J. & Tallis, N., Forgotten empire: the world of ancient Persia, Berkeley CA, 2005.
  • Curtis, J. & Simpson, St. J., The world of Achaemenid Persia: history, art and society in Iran and the ancient near East, London, 2010.
  • Gershevitch, I., The Cambridge history of Iran: Vol. 2: The Median and Achaemenian period, Cambridge, 1985.
  • Kurht, A., The Persian Empire: a corpus of sources from the Achaemenid period, London, 2007.
  • Waters, M.W., ‘Cyrus and the Achaemenids’ in Iran 42, 2004, 91-102.
  • Waters, M.W., Ancient Persia: a concise history of the Achaemenid Empire, 550-330 BCE, New York, 2014.
  • Wiesehofer, J. & Azodi, A., Ancient Persia: from 550 BC to 650 AD, London, 2001.