Sources

Online

“COSMOGONY AND COSMOLOGY iv. In the Mazdakite religion” in Encylclopaedia Iranica https://iranicaonline.org/articles/cosmogony-iv

“ḴORRAMIS” in Encyclopaedia Iranica https://iranicaonline.org/articles/korramis

“IRAN ix. RELIGIONS IN IRAN (1) Pre-Islamic (1.1) Overview” in Encylcopaedia Iranica https://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/iran-ix1-religions-in-iran-pre-islamic

“KAWĀD I i. Reign” in Encyclopaedia Iranica https://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/kawad-i-reign

The Wars by Procopius, translated by H. B. Dewing https://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/Procopius/Wars/home.html#BG

Zand-i Vohuman Yasht (Commentary on the Vohuman Yasn) translated by Joseph H. Peterson http://www.avesta.org/mp/vohuman.html

In Print

Shahnameh: The Book of Persian Kings by Abolqasem Ferdowsi, translated by Dick Davis

Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire: The Sasanian-Parthian Confederacy and the Arab Conquest of Iran by Parvaneh Pourshariati

Sasanian Persia: The Rise and Fall of an Empire by Touraj Daryaee

The Last Empire of Iran by Michael R. Jackson Bonner

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