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Beyond Greece—The Persian Empire

Lecture no. 12 from the course: Ancient Greek Civilization

Beyond Greece—The Persian Empire

Taught by Professor Jeremy McInerney | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

The epic confrontation between Greece and Persia changed Greek history forever. In this lecture, the Persian Empire is examined and, as far as possible, without the bias of Greek sources. The portrait that emerges is of a complex and sophisticated society.


May 12, 2016