The phrase 'from Persepolis to the Punjab' refers to the Iranian empires of the Achaemenids (550-331 BC), Parthians (238 BC-AD 224) and Sasanians (AD 224-651), which extended eastwards through Afghanistan to the north-western borderlands of the Indian subcontinent. This work explores the interest of 19th-century European powers in this region.This work explores the interest of 19th-century European powers in this region.
|Title||:||From Persepolis to the Punjab|
|Author||:||Elizabeth Errington, Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis|
|Publisher||:||British Museum Publications Limited - 2007|