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  • Writer's pictureBrittany Tignor

Persian Empire

Updated: Mar 19, 2021

  • Internet Ancient History Sourcebook Persia: Fordham University. A collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use.

  • Near East Collections: Library of Congress. Article that describes and analyzes a set of primary sources.

  • Persian Literature in Translation: The Packard Humanities Institute. A collection of writings that have been translated from Persian into English.

  • A Thousand Years of the Persian Book: Library of Congress. "Examines the richness and variety of the Persian book and its literary tradition. It showcases the Library’s unique collections, which are among the most important in the world today outside of Iran."

  • Persian Language Rare Materials: Library of Congress. "These rare Persian manuscripts, lithographs and early imprint books comprise works in many disciplines, but historical and literary works are dominant. A number of these items are exquisitely illuminated anthologies of poetry by classic and lesser known poets, written in fine calligraphic styles, and illustrated with miniatures. "

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