Video Lectures

Kingship and Religion: The Coins of Sasanian Iran – Part I

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In a multi-part series, Dr. Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis discusses the importance of coinage for the study of the idea and relationship between the Zoroastrian religion and Iranian kingship in the Sasanian period. She traces the development of early Sasanian coinage to the reign of Yadgerd III.

Kingship and Religion: The Coins of Sasanian Iran – Part II

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In a multi-part series, Dr. Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis discusses the importance of coinage for the study of the idea and relationship between the Zoroastrian religion and Iranian kingship in the Sasanian period. She traces the development of early Sasanian coinage to the reign of Yadgerd III.

Kingship and Religion: The Coins of Sasanian Iran – Part III

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In a multi-part series, Dr. Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis discusses the importance of coinage for the study of the idea and relationship between the Zoroastrian religion and Iranian kingship in the Sasanian period. She traces the development of early Sasanian coinage to the reign of Yadgerd III.

Kingship and Religion: The Coins of Sasanian Iran – Part IV

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In a multi-part series, Dr. Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis discusses the importance of coinage for the study of the idea and relationship between the Zoroastrian religion and Iranian kingship in the Sasanian period. She traces the development of early Sasanian coinage to the reign of Yadgerd III.

From Oxus to Euphrates: Approaching the History of Late Antique Iran Part I

In a four-part series, Dr. Touraj Daryaee discusses the creation of an Iranian Commonwealth in the Sasanian period. The idea of Iranshahr, however, continued into the Islamic period from a region from the Oxus to the Euphrates River was imagined as their homeland.

From Oxus to Euphrates: Approaching the History of Late Antique Iran Part II

In a four-part series, Dr. Touraj Daryaee discusses the creation of an Iranian Commonwealth in the Sasanian period. The idea of Iranshahr, however, continued into the Islamic period from a region from the Oxus to the Euphrates River was imagined as their homeland.

From Oxus to Euphrates: Approaching the History of Late Antique Iran Part III

In a four-part series, Dr. Touraj Daryaee discusses the creation of an Iranian Commonwealth in the Sasanian period. The idea of Iranshahr, however, continued into the Islamic period from a region from the Oxus to the Euphrates River was imagined as their homeland.

From Oxus to Euphrates: Approaching the History of Late Antique Iran Part IV

In a four-part series, Dr. Touraj Daryaee discusses the creation of an Iranian Commonwealth in the Sasanian period. The idea of Iranshahr, however, continued into the Islamic period from a region from the Oxus to the Euphrates River was imagined as their homeland.

Simorgh on the Sasanian rock reliefs – Part I

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Matteo Compareti

In a two-part series, Matteo Compareti discusses the importance of the fabulous bird, Simorgh on the Sasanian rock reliefs.