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  1. Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran - eBookeBOOK
    Persian Mirrors: The Elusive Face of Iran - eBook
    Elaine Sciolino
    Free Press / 2001 / ePub
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  1. Cyrus the Persian
    Cyrus the Persian
    Sherman A. Nagel
    AB Publishing / 2003 / Trade Paperback
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The most fascinating story that a man could write is that kind which deals with history that God has shaped. And Cyrus the Persian is that kind of a story, intensely alive and absorbing, because it is drawn from the history of the Jewish people up to the time of their delivery under Cyrus the Great, King of the Medes and the Persians. In recreating this captivating story, Mr. Nagel has "let in the romantic charm of ancient Babylon, and the mystic enchantment of the far east,". He has show us what inspiring heroism grows from faith in the Lord who continually shapes the destinies of His own.

  1. The Persians and Other Plays
    The Persians and Other Plays
    Aeschylus
    Penguin Books / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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The Persians and Other Plays shows how Aeschylus brought epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, raising it to the status of high art. The Persians depicts the final defeat of Persia in the battle of Salamis through the eyes of the Persian court. In Prometheus Bound, the defiant Titan Prometheus is punished by Zeus for daring to improve the state of servitude in which mankind is kept.

  1. Persepolis: Re-discovering the Lost Capital of The Persian Empire DVD
    Persepolis: Re-discovering the Lost Capital of The Persian Empire DVD
    Kultur International Films / 2009 / DVD
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In 520 B.C., Darius I decided to build a new capital for Persia, hiring craftsmen, artists, and architects from his far-flung empire. It was arguably the greatest construction project in antiquity.

  1. Persia and the Bible
    Persia and the Bible
    Edwin M. Yamauchi
    Baker Books / 1996 / Trade Paperback
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Cyrus, Darius, and Xerxes---who were these Persian kings? Yamauchi uses the latest archaeological information from Iran, along with over 100 photos and maps, to paint an illuminating portrait of Persia's people, kings, cities, and role in Old Testament history. An indispensable guide to the background of the Books of Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Esther, Ezra, and Nehemiah. 578 pages, softcover from Baker.

  1. An American in Persia: A Pilgrimage to Iran
    An American in Persia: A Pilgrimage to Iran
    Richard A. Kauffman, Arli Klassen
    Pandora Press U. S. / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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  1. In Search of Zarathustra: Across Iran and Central Asia to Find the World's First Prophet - eBookeBOOK
    In Search of Zarathustra: Across Iran and Central Asia to Find the World's First Prophet - eBook
    Paul Kriwaczek
    Vintage / 2007 / ePub
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Long before the first Hebrew temple, before the birth of Christ or the mission of Muhammad, there lived in Persia a prophet to whom we owe the ideas of a single god, the cosmic struggle between good and evil, and the Apocalypse. His name was Zarathustra, and his teachings eventually held sway from the Indus to the Nile and spread as far as Britain.

Following Zarathustra's elusive trail back through time and across the Islamic, Christian, and Jewish worlds, Paul Kriwaczek uncovers his legacy at a wedding ceremony in present-day Central Asia, in the Cathar heresy of medieval France, and among the mystery cults of the Roman empire.

He explores pre-Muslim Iran and Central Asia, ultimately bringing us face-to-face with the prophet himself, a teacher whose radical humility shocked and challenged his age, and whose teachings have had an enduring effect on Western thought. The result is a tour of travel and historical inquiry by an adventurer in the classic tradition.