The Sasanians were the last of the ancient Persian dynasties, and the preeminent practitioners of the Zoroastrian religion. This book provides an account of Sasanian Persia. It offers an examination of a period of history that still has great significance for a full understanding of modern Iran.
Touraj Daryaee is Howard Baskerville Professor in the history of Iran and the Persianate World and Associate Director of the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He works on the history of ancient and early medieval Iran and is the editor of the International Journal of Ancient Iranian Studies.