Overview

Parthia

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 entries  for:

  • Archaeology x
clear all

View:

Parthians

Parthians   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
1,020 words

Parthava, which lies southeast of the Caspian Sea, was part of the Achaemenid Empire. It is recorded in royal inscriptions,

Parthians

Parthians   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
112 words

[CP]

A semi‐nomadic steppe people who established themselves in northern Iran about 250 bc under Arsaces. Between 160 and 140 ...

Seleucids

Seleucids  

A member of a dynasty ruling over Syria and a great part of western Asia from 311 to 65 bc. Its capital was at Antioch. The name comes from Seleucus Nicator (the founder, one of Alexander the Great's ...
Susa

Susa  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Archaeology
The ‘city of lilies’, was the capital of Elam, and afterwards the Achaemenid winter capital, where Darius I built a palace with a large audience hall (apadana) and a monumental ...
Uruk

Uruk  

Reference type:
Overview Page
Subject:
Archaeology
An ancient city in southern Mesopotamia, to the north-west of Ur. One of the greatest cities of Sumer, it was built in the 5th millennium bc and is associated with the legendary hero Gilgamesh. ...

View: