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  1. Rumi: The Big Red Book
    Rumi: The Big Red Book
    Coleman Barks
    HarperCollins / 2010 / Hardcover
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A lyrical celebration of the work of the best-selling poet in contemporary America---and in ancient Persia! Taking you on a sacred journey into the depths of Rumi's soul, Barks's never-before-published renderings of this seminal work feature transcendent verse that will carry you to a place where conscious knowing unites with soulful understanding. 512 pages, hardcover from HarperOne.

  1. The Prophets, Volume 2: The Babylonian and Persian Age
    The Prophets, Volume 2: The Babylonian and Persian Age
    Klaus Koch
    Augsburg Fortress / 1984 / Trade Paperback
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An outline of the prophecy of conversion in the Neo-Babylonian Period, The Prophets covers Deuteronomy, Ezekiel ben Buzi, Duetero-Isaiah, and the zenith and decline of prophetic activity in the Persian period, including Trito-Isaiah, Haggai and Zechariah ben Berechiah, and more. 228 pages.

  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 / 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. Esther: The Girl Who Became Queen, Classic VeggieTales DVD,  Reissued
    Esther: The Girl Who Became Queen, Classic VeggieTales DVD, Reissued
    VeggieTales
    Word Entertainment Inc / DVD
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Lights! Camera! Action! VeggieTales proudly presents the story of the servant girl who became queen. When evil Haman tries to get rid of Esther's cousin and friends, it's up to Esther to rescue them. Set in ancient Persia with a Casablanca twist, this hilarious Bible story packs lots of laughs while it teaches kids about faith, loyalty, and courage. 30 minutes.