The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut nĂ©erlandais du Proche-Orient

Through Travellers' Eyes

Book Specifications
XII, 224 pp.
Illustrations: yes

Through Travellers' Eyes

1991  |  Achaemenid History Volume 7 Proceedings of the Groningen 1989 Achaemenid History Workshop ISBN 13: 978-90-6258-407-9

J.W. Drijvers, H. Sancisi-Weerdenburg

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.