Persian responses : political and cultural interaction with(in) the Achaemenid Empire / edited by Christopher Tuplin ; contributors, Lindsay Allen ... [et al.].

Swansea [Wales] : Classical Press of Wales ; Oxford : Distributed in the UK by Oxbow ; Oakville, CT : Distributed in the USA by David Brown, 2007.
xxv, 373 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.
Iran -- Civilization -- To 640.
Iran -- History -- To 640.
Iran -- Politics and government.
Introduction / Christopher Tuplin
Thucydides' portrait of Tissaphernes re-examined / John O. Hyland
Xenophon's wicked Persian, or What's wrong with Tissaphernes? Xenophon's views on lying and breaking oaths / Gabriel Danzig
On Persian tryphē in Athenaeus / Dominique Lenfant
Treacherous hearts and upright tiaras: the Achaemenid king's head-dress / Christopher Tuplin
Darius I in Egypt: Suez and Hibis / Alan B. Lloyd
Indigenous aristocracies in Hellespontine Phrygia / Frédéric Maffre
Hellenization and Lycian cults during the Achaemenid period / Eric A. Raimond
Babylonian workers in the Persian heartland : palace building at Matannan in the reign of Cambyses / Wouter F.M. Henkelman and Kristin Kleber
Reading Persepolis in Greek : gifts of the Yauna / Margaret
Boxus the Persian and the hellenization of Persis / Nicholas Sekunda
The philosopher's Zarathushtra / Phiroze Vasunia
Alexander the Great: 'Last of the Achaemenids'? / Robin Lane Fox
'Chilminar olim Persepolis' : European reception of a Persian ruin / Lindsay Allen
Pottering around Persepolis : observations on early European visitors to the site / St. John Simpson.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Tuplin, Christopher.
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
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