Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Images of the good ruler in Sasanian Iran

Professor Josef Wiesehöfer (University of Kiel) will give the First Annual Iranian heritage Foundation Lecture on "Images of the good ruler in Sasanian Iran".

Biography

Professor Wiesehöfer is a leading authority on pre-Islamic Iran and has published extensively on the the Achaemenids and the Sasanians. His Ancient Persia, 550 BC to 650 AD (London - New York 1996), is a widely read standard book. Several of his books have been translated into Persian.

Ancient city of Yazd, Iran

Images of the good ruler in Sasanian Iran

Professor Josef Wiesehöfer (University of Kiel) will give the First Annual Iranian heritage Foundation Lecture on "Images of the good ruler in Sasanian Iran".

Room G.2
19 George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9LD