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Razi Family Lecture Series: The Presence of Iran in the Ancient World

March 8th, 2008 at the University of California, Irvine

Humanities Instructional Building (HIB 135)
Lectures start at 9:30am


Richard Nelson Frye Harvard University

Art and Archaeology of the Iranian World

Ali Mousavi Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Archaeology and Proto-Iranians: 2000-1000 B.C.

Kamyar Abdi Dartmouth College
Transition from Neo-Elamite to Persian Period in Southwestern Iran: Drastic or Laconic?

Elizabeth Carter University of California Los Angeles
Master metallurgists of Susiana c.1600-1100 B.C.

Judith Lerner New York
Ancient Iranian Presence in 19th-century Persia and the Revival of Sculpture

Religion of the Empires

Hanns-Peter Schmidt University of California Los Angeles
Some Controversial points in the Study of the Gathas of Zarathustra

Jennifer Rose Stanford University
Gods, Kings and Priests at the Crossroads

Martin Schwartz University of California Berkeley
Who is Khshathrapati/Apollo at Xanthos? Not Mithra!

Touraj Daryaee University of California Irvine
From Yima's Vara to Jamshid's Throne: The Naming of Persepolis

History, Text and Remains of Ancient Iran

Matthew W. Stolper University of Chicago
Persepolis Fortification Archive Project: Recent Developments

Rahim Shayegan University of California Los Angeles
Early Arsacid Hostage Policy

Michael Morony University of California Los Angeles
Should Sasanian Iran be included in Late Antiquity?

Sponsored by

  • Razi Family Foundation

  • Endowment of Mrs. Anousheh and Ali Razi

Co-sponsored by

  • printup press & graphics, Santa Monica, California

  • Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture

  • History Department, University of California Irvine


Subjects covered: a) Art and Archaeology of the Iranian World, b) Religion of the Empires, c)History, Text and Remains of Ancient Iran

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