Ancient Georgia and pre-Islamic Iran: Issues of Cultural Relations in the Light of Glyptic Data

Helen Giunashvili; Ketevan Ramishvili

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Published on 24 July 2023

  In addition to the many realms of fine arts, the issues of Georgian-Iranian cultural interactions of pre-Islamic periods that merit our particular interest were adequately expressed in such a minor form of arts as glyptic, beginning from the Achaemenian days up to the Sasanian period. Glyptic artifacts, ...  Read More

One Person, Several Names: Median or Old Persian?

Amir Zamani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Published on 02 December 2023

  The Persepolis Fortification archive provides new insights into the study of Old Iranian, particularly regarding the debate over the "Median language". The archive contains numerous Iranian names in Elamite transcription, allowing for the identification of phonetic differences between Old Persian and ...  Read More