Touraj Daryaee

Touraj Daryaee


Professor Touraj Daryaee is the Howard C. Baskerville Professor in the History of Iran and the Persianate World and the Associate Director of the Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture at the University of California, Irvine. His latest work “Sasanian Persia: The Rise and Fall of an Empire,” provides a portrait of the empire’s often neglected social history, exploring the development of political and administrative institutions from foundation by Ardashir I to the last king, Yasdegerd III, and the attempts of his descendants to reestablish a second state almost a century after.

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