Through Travellers' Eyes
Proceedings of the Groningen 1989 Achaemenid History Workshop
1991 (Achaemenid History vol. 7)
XII, 224 pp.
From the early fourteenth century European travellers were intrigued by Iranian antiquities, particularly those at Persepolis and Pasargadae. Increasing sophistication in reporting, recurring prejudices, and illuminating insights characterize this fascinating history of discovery as highlighted by the articles in this volume.