Chapter 7. From Achaemenid Imperial Order to Sasanian Diplomacy: War, Peace, and Reconciliation in Pre-Islamic Iran

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub
  1. Josef Wiesehöfer

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch7

War and Peace in the Ancient World

War and Peace in the Ancient World

How to Cite

Wiesehöfer, J. (2007) From Achaemenid Imperial Order to Sasanian Diplomacy: War, Peace, and Reconciliation in Pre-Islamic Iran, in War and Peace in the Ancient World (ed K. A. Raaflaub), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145251

Online ISBN: 9780470774083

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Keywords:

  • achaemenid imperial order;
  • sasanian diplomacy;
  • war;
  • peace;
  • pre-islamic iran

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pax Achaemenidica: Royal Ideology of Peace and Achaemenid Strategies of Reconciliation

  • Political Calculation or Genuine Philhellenism? The Parthian Relationship with Greek Culture and Greek Subjects in Times of Peace and War

  • Chivalrous Jousting and Rules of Protocol: Images of War and Peace in Sasanian Iran

  • Outlook

  • Notes

  • Abbreviations

  • References