Persia and the Parthenon

Published: May 29, 2019

About the Speaker Margaret Cool Root’s research focuses on issues of art, social history, and historiography particularly involving studies of iconography, style, and identity politics. Her specialist realms of analysis are the Achaemenid Persian empire and its complex interactions with ancient Greece. More broadly, she pursues studies both in traditions of monumental art, in traditions…

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Kingship for a New World: Achaemenid Art and its Global Resonances

Published: February 27, 2019

About the Speaker Margaret Cool Root’s research focuses on issues of art, social history, and historiography particularly involving studies of iconography, style, and identity politics. Her specialist realms of analysis are the Achaemenid Persian empire and its complex interactions with ancient Greece. More broadly, she pursues studies both in traditions of monumental art, in traditions…

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