Religion of Parthian Iran: A Matter of Complexity – New Evidence from Ancient Elymais

Published: February 20, 2020

Religion of Parthian Iran: A Matter of Complexity – New Evidence from Ancient Elymais Literary, epigraphic, and archaeological evidence all demonstrate that the religions of Arsacid Iran is a matter of complexity. The attested religious beliefs and practices reflect the cultural variability of a global empire, encompassing different regions, populations, backgrounds, and even languages. Within…

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Lost Hellenistic Sculptures ‘Rediscovered’ in Mesopotamia and Iran

Published: April 25, 2018

About the Speaker Vito Messina is assistant professor in Archaeology of Ancient Iran (University of Torino).He is co-director of the Iranian-Italian Joint Expedition in Khuzestan (Iran) and director of the projects SigNet and (in)visible collections, held in collaboration with international Institutions.He participated at several archaeological campaigns in Iran, Iraq, Turkmenistan and Jordan, and served as…

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