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Parthian Stations

by John Ash

  • 265 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Talisman House Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature & Fiction / Poetry,
  • General,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9754820M
    ISBN 101584980516
    ISBN 109781584980513

    The Parthian Empire (/ ˈ p ɑːr θ i ən /; BC – AD), also known as the Arsacid Empire (/ ˈ ɑːr s ə s ɪ d /), was a major Iranian political and cultural power in ancient Iran. Its latter name comes from Arsaces I who, as leader of the Parni tribe, founded it in the mid-3rd century BC when he conquered the region of Parthia in Iran's northeast, then a satrapy (province) under Capital: Ctesiphon, Ecbatana, Hecatompylos, . Mr Ash's new book, “The Parthian Stations”, shows how a decade of living in Istanbul, studying the heritage of Byzantium and travelling in the Middle East has sharpened both his eye and the.

      An English poet’s Byzantine journey. Mr Ash’s new book, “The Parthian Stations”, shows how a decade of living in Istanbul, studying the heritage of Byzantium and travelling in the Middle East has sharpened both his eye and the claws of his feline black comedy. Meanwhile, any disdain he may have felt in the past at the politics he. [The Table of Contents is listed below.] Twenty years ago, in , J. Wiesehöfer published the fundamental book Das Partherreich und seine that time, most scholars working on the Parthian Empire agreed on the idea that the Arsacid state, one of the most important political powers of Western Asia that managed to challenge Rome’s dominion over all the civilized Author: Leonardo Gregoratti.

    The Parthian Stations continues his exploration of what it means to be a part of a culture, to celebrate what is loved and ultimately unknowable. JOHN ASH was born in Manchester in and read English at the University of Birmingham. Alexandria in Arachosia (Greek: Αλεξάνδρεια Αραχωσίας) was a city in ancient times that is now called Kandahar in Afghanistan. It was one of more than seventy cities founded or renamed by Alexander the Great. Arachosia is the Greek name of an ancient province of the Achaemenid, Seleucid and Parthian empires. The province of Arachosia was centred around the Argandab Builder: Alexander the Great.


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Parthian Stations by John Ash Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Parthian Stations of Isidore of Charax, fragmentary Parthian Stations book it is, is one of the very few records of the overland trade-route in the period of struggle between Parthia and Rome.

As the title indicates, it gives an itinerary of the caravan trail from Antioch to the borders of India, naming the supply stations, or, as they would now be called, the. From Part 2, The Parthian Stations is a rhetorically beautiful poem which examines the accuracy of historical accounts, historical accounts which acquire a deep and varied resonance when appropriated by a poet.

Listen to the subtle harmonies in its opening: "In battle they unfurled scarlet, silk banners, the better to dazzle their enemies/5(2). Parthian Stations book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A scanned version of the original by the Commercial Museum of Phila 3/5. Isidore of Charax (/ ˈ ɪ z ɪ ˌ Parthian Stations book ɔːr /; Ancient Greek: Ἰσίδωρος ὁ Χαρακηνός, Isídōros o Charakēnós; Latin: Isidorus Characenus) was a Greco-Roman geographer of the 1st century BC and 1st century AD, a citizen of the Parthian Empire, about whom nothing is known but his name and that he wrote at least one work.

Name. Isidore's name has been interpreted by his. Full text of "Parthian stations" See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on Hbrary shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

The Parthian Stations (Classic Reprint) Paperback – J by Isidore of Charax (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 1. Get this from a library. The Parthian stations.

[John Ash] -- John Ash is distinguished among British poets for his wit, formal vision and Byzantine range. This collection explores the bustle and excitement of Istanbul, where John Ash now lives.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Parthian stations by Schoff, Wilfred H.

(Wilfred Harvey), at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free Parthian stations by Schoff, Wilfred H. (Wilfred Harvey), /5(2). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Isidore, of Charax.

Parthian stations. Philadelphia: Commercial Museum, (OCoLC)   The Parthian Stations by John Ash pp, Carcanet, £ John Ash's poetry might seem an indulgence. Are modern poets really allowed to make such plangent music, to evoke such great nostalgias Author: William Wootten. Parthian Books is an independent publisher based in Cardigan, was founded in by Lewis Davies and Gillian Griffiths.

An editorially-led publishing house, Parthian publishes a range of contemporary fiction, poetry, non-fiction and drama, as well as art books. It is also involved in the European literary scene.

Parthian's motto is "A Carnival of Voices in Independent Publishing".Headquarters location: Cardigan (Administration). The Paperback of the Parthian Stations by John Ash at Barnes & Noble.

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(4) A little, though quite important, work entitled Stathmoì Parthikoí (in Latin Mansiones Parthicae) “Parthian Stations,” which is the only Greek text preserved at all of the genre of the itinerary or route description (frag.

2 in the definitive critical edition by Jacoby, pp. ; cf. also Mullerus, pp. and LXXXVI-XCV; Schoff. The travails of the Parthian, as a young Prince, a slave, and a leader of horsemen is a great story. His association with Spartacus provides an historical connection.

Well-written, with a good plot, good descriptions, and believable dialogue/5. Parthian Editorial and Marketing Office The Old Surgery, Napier St, Cardigan, Wales, SA43 1ED Tel +44 (0) Parthian Administration The Old Surgery, Napier St, Cardigan, Wales, SA43 1ED Tel +44 (0) General enquiries: Richard Davies [email protected] Publishing Editor: Susie Wildsmith susi.

PARTHIAN STATIONS are, however, remarkably few misprints; I have noticed only "statutes" for "statues" (p. ), and liu for fya (p. The little book is a credit to British Assyriology. Sayce. Parthian Stations. By Isidore of Char ax.

An account of the overland trade route between the Levant and India in the first century B.C. The. Parthian Books, Cardigan, Ceredigion, United Kingdom. 1, likes 52 talking about this. A Carnival of Voices in Independent Publishing5/5(4).

Parthian Stations (Mansiones Parthicae) by Isidorus Characenus (Isidore of Charax) was written sometime between 29 and 1 BCE. It lists all the supply stations, that is caravanserais maintained by the Parthavi (Parthian) Government for the convenience of merchants travelling along the caravan trail from Antioch, today a Mediterranean port in the.

Based in Cardigan, Wales, Parthian is a literary publishing success story. The company was established in by Publishing Director Richard Lewis Davies to. Isodorus of Charax, a Parthian Greek writing around 1 A.D., described various posts and routes in a book entitled Parthian Stations.

From the Greco-Roman metropolis of Antioch, routes crossed the Syrian Desert via Palmyra to Ctesiphon (the Parthian capital) and Seleucia on the Tigris River. From there the road led east across the Zagros.website:see links: “Geography,” “Parthian Stations,” and “Parallel Passages from the Chinese Annals” (citing Friedrich Hirth’s China and the Roman Orient) Rawlinson, George, The Sixth Great Oriental Monarchy, pp.The Parthian Stations () Carcanet,96 p.

Abstract: Modern poetry. The document known as "The Parthian Stations" is an account of the overland route from Antioch to the borders of India in the first century BC. John Ash's own "Parthian Stations" begins with his departure from New York to Istanbul.