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Title: A Work of Synthesis
Subtitle: An Overview of the Third Volume of the Cambridge History of Iran
Author(s): CLARK, J.D.
Journal: Iranica Antiqua
Volume: 41 Date: 2006
The third volume of the 'Cambridge History of Iran' covers Iranian history extending from the founding of the Achaemenid dynasty in the 6th century B.C. to the fall of the Sassanian dynasty in the 7th century A.D. and represents a synthesis of the scholarly knowledge we have of this period. In this essay the author provides an overview of the articles contained therein and indicates some of their principle contributions to our understanding