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If these Walls Could Speak

 The Barrier of Alexander, Wall of Darband and Other Defensive Moats

Touraj Daryaee    University of California, Irvine, USA    

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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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IT
ISBN (PRINT)
978-88-6969-101-0
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-100-3

Keywords: SasaniansIranshahrBarrierDefensive moat

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