Seminar: War and Diplomacy on the Fringes of the Achaemenid Empire

The Department of Archeology and Classical Studies at Stockholm University and the German Archeological Institute is pleased to invite you to the seminar War and Diplomacy on the Fringes of the Achaemenid Empire. Tracing War. Destruction as an Archaeological Phenomenon in Archaic Asia Minor. Jan Köster (German Archeological Institute) Following the ancient written sources, first and… Read More Seminar: War and Diplomacy on the Fringes of the Achaemenid Empire

Workshop: The Persian Empire, the Social Sciences, and Ancient Historiography

The workshop The Persian Empire, the Social Sciences, and Ancient Historiography takes place at the University of Helsinki 9–11 January 2019. It is co-sponsored by the Centre of Excellence in Changes in Sacred Texts and Traditions and the Centre of Excellence in Ancient Near Eastern Empires. Studying the first Persian Empire (550–330 BCE) is both frustratingly… Read More Workshop: The Persian Empire, the Social Sciences, and Ancient Historiography

Lecture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Muslims in Late Antiquity

Dear Colleagues, It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the lecture of Professor Richard Payne entitled: “Christians, Zoroastrians, and Muslims in Late Antiquity” to be held in room 9-3042, Engelska parken, Uppsala University, on November 21, at 10:00-12.00 am. Richard Payne is Professor in history at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the… Read More Lecture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Muslims in Late Antiquity

Lecture on the Pamir languages

Dear Colleagues, It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the lecture of Jaroslava Obrtelova entitled: “Pamir languages: classification and sociolinguistic situation” to be held in room 9-3042, Engelska parken, Uppsala University, on November 7, at 10:00-12.00 am. The Pamir languages are a group of the Eastern Iranian languages. Many people in the Pamir Mountains, mostly… Read More Lecture on the Pamir languages

Achaemenid Anatolia: Persian Presence and Influence in the Western Satrapies 546–330 BC

International Symposium Achaemenid Anatolia: Persian Presence and Influence in the Western Satrapies 546–330 BC 7–8 September 2017 The Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul The symposium explores the political, cultural, social, religious and scientific developments in Anatolia during the Achaemenid period. Anatolia was incorporated into the Persian Achaemenid Empire in the middle of the 6th century… Read More Achaemenid Anatolia: Persian Presence and Influence in the Western Satrapies 546–330 BC

Föredrag: Kosmopolitismen i det persiska riket

Klassiska föreningen i Uppsala inbjuder till föreläsning av docent Ashk Dahlén. Aftonens föredrag, ”Kosmopolitismen i det persiska riket” behandlar det persiska akemeniderriket som under mer än tvåhundra år var ett världsvälde som under sin glansperiod rymde de gamla flodkulturerna i Mesopotamien, i Indusdalen och i Egypten. Det omvandlade hela området från den grekiska övärlden i väst… Read More Föredrag: Kosmopolitismen i det persiska riket