This study answers questions and addresses issues relating to the motivation for writing these works; its purpose; the role of the author; patrons and audiences; the choice of language; the place of historical writing in the debate over the suitability of Persian for scholarly writing.

Persian Historiography 1999, Edinburgh University Press, New York

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Persian Historiography 1999, Edinburgh University Press, New York

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