Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2018

624 Pages | 7 b/w illus. 2 b/w tables 7 b/w line art

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474432559

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Semiramis' Legacy

The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Jan Stronk

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Ancient Persia

  • Contains the first comprehensive account of Ancient Persian History and its context as seen by Diodorus - a well-informed Greek
  • Presents a complete review of the historical sources used by Diodorus, not merely for the Persian history but for the entire Biblioteca Historica
  • Offers a historic and cultural background to the account of Diodorus
  • Of interest to anyone studying the Achamenids or the Ancient Near East