Record Number : 87010 of 13452

Title : Encyclopaedia Iranica

Description :
A free online version of the Encyclopaedia Iranica published by the Center for Iranian Studies at Columbia University. The entries range in date from c1250 BC to the 20th century AD and cover a wide variety of articles on the history, archaeology, geography, literature, science, religion and philosophy of the Iranian plateau and related areas. The website also provides information on the editorial board and contributors, a series of reviews, some FAQs and details of how to order the printed edition or support the project through scholarly or financial contributions. Volumes 1-6 are available in PDF format while a special Iranweb2 font, downloadable for free in Mac and PC formats, is required for the later volumes. This substantial and wide-ranging resource will benefit students and researchers of oriental studies and the archaeology and history of the ancient and modern Middle East.

URL : http://www.iranica.com/

Controlled Keywords : history (discipline); histories; historians; Middle East; Middle Eastern; Islam; Arabian (culture); Persia; Persian; Iran; Iranian

Language : eng;

Geographic Name : Middle East

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