Entries by Kaveh Farrokh

Bruno Jacobs: Achaemenid Rule in the Caucasus

The posting below by Bruno Jacobs’ discussion on Achaemenid Rule in the Caucasus was originally published in the Encyclopedia Iranica on August 15, 2006. Kindly note that the pictures/illustrations and their accompanying descriptions do not appear in the original Encyclopedia Iranica article. ========================================================================= Achaemenid rule in the Caucasus region was established, at the latest, in the […]

Farrokh article in New Book by Palgrave-Macmillan: “The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism”

Palgrave-Macmillan Publications in London and New York, which is a major international academic venue for scholarly works, has just published a seminal book entitled: The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism, London & New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2015 The book has been edited by Edited by Dr. Immanuel Ness, Dr. Zak Cope with the Senior Editorial Advising […]

Mithra: The “Pagan” Christ?

The article below by S. Acharya and D.M. Murdock was originally published in the Truth be Known Website. Kindly note that several pictures and all captions for pictures featured below are different from the original article posted in the Truth be Known website. ========================== “Both Mithras and Christ were described variously as ‘the Way,’ ‘the […]

Fezana Journal article on the Legacy of ancient Yalda Festival

The Fezana Journal has published an article by Kaveh Farrokh on the ancient Yalda festival of Iran: Farrokh, K. (2015). Yalda: an enduring legacy from ancient Persia. Fezana Journal (Publication of the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America), Vol. 29, No.3, Fall/September, pp. 30-33. The article begins as thus: “The annual Iranian festival of […]