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The culture and social institutions of ancient Iran
List of illustrations List of maps Foreword Philip L. Kohl Author's preface 1. The early history and culture of the Iranian peoples of West Asia 2. The social institutions and the economic structure
Iranians in Achaemenid Babylonia
Xerxes and the Esagila temple in Babylon
Etude des sources historiques anciennes, et des theories plus recentes, a propos de la destruction par Xerxes (486-465 av.J.-C.) du temple Esagil de Babylone consacre a Mardouk, et de sa ziggourat.
Neo-Babylonian society and economy
With the establishment of the Neo-Babylonian kingdom there starts a rich flow of documentary sources. The period of less than ninety years between the reign of Nabopolassar and the occupation of