Study Questions for Frye

In Frye's works,  there are many names and details that should not concern you, in this introductory course. There are just a few that you need to be familiar with - to understand the reading itself and for understanding of issues that we will consider later in the semester.

  • Sasanians
  • Valerian
  • Shapur
  • Zoroaster
  • Mazdak(ite)
  • Nestorian
  • Chosroes
  • Ctespiphon
  • fire temple
  • Hormizd

    What were the strengths and weaknesses of Sasanian Iran?