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978-88-6969-101-0

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03 Aug 2016

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Eurasiatica

If these Walls Could Speak
 The Barrier of Alexander, Wall of Darband and Other Defensive Moats

Touraj Daryaee
University of California, Irvine, USA
tdaryaee@uci.edu

DOI 10.14277/6969-100-3/EUR-5-4

Abstract

This essay provides a brief discussion of the views of the Sasanians about the limits of their empire from the third to the seventh century CE. The walls created on the boundaries of the empire from the first century of its existence to the final brick in the wall in the sixth provides an image of Iranshahr. The material culture is set aside the literary evidence and their differences and ideological values are highlighted.

Keywords
Sasanians. Iranshahr. Defensive moat. Barrier.


Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License 

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Daryaee Touraj

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If these Walls Could Speak

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it

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This essay provides a brief discussion of the views of the Sasanians about the limits of their empire from the third to the seventh century CE. The walls created on the boundaries of the empire from the first century of its existence to the final brick in the wall in the sixth provides an image of Iranshahr. The material culture is set aside the literary evidence and their differences and ideological values are highlighted.

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Eurasiatica

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Edizioni Ca’ Foscari - Digital Publishing

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http://doi.org/10.14277/6969-100-3/EUR-5-4

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2610-8879

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2610-9433

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978-88-6969-101-0

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978-88-6969-100-3

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Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution alone

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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

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Sasanians

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Iranshahr

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Defensive moat

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Barrier

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