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November 2017

The Achaemenid King and his Governors: Identity – Imitation – Identification

November 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Maria Brosius (University of Toronto) While we may have a rather clear idea about the relationship between the Achaemenid king and his satraps, the relationship between the king and local governors and city-rulers has received less scholarly attention. An exception to this omission is Mausolus of Caria who seems to stand out because Greek sources refer to him both as a king and a satrap. Is his position within the Persian governmental structure indeed exceptional, and perhaps a sign of…

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February 2018

Between Graven Images and Zoroastrian Texts: How to Study Ancient Iranian Religious Iconography?

February 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Michael Shenkar (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Abstract Forthcoming This event is co-sponsored by The UCLA Asia Pacific Center. To register for this event, please click here. Seating is limited.

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