The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire

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  • 272 pages
  • The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire
  • Mehr Azar Soheil
  • 09 June 2018
  • 1351677705

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The Concept of Monument in Achaemenid Empire The Aim Of This Book Is To Explore The Significance Of The Concept Of Monument In The Context Of The Achaemenid Empire 550 330 BC , With Particular Reference To The Royal Ensemble Of Persepolis, Founded By Darius I And Built Together With His Son Xerxes While Persepolis Was Built As An Intentional Monument , It Also Became A Historic Monument Already During The Achaemenid Period It Maintained Its Symbolic Significance In The Following Centuries Even After Its Destruction By Alexander Of Macedonia In 330 BC The Purpose Of Building Persepolis Was To Establish A Symbol And A Common Reference For The Peoples Of The Empire With The Achaemenid Dynasty, Transmitting Significant Messages Such As Peace, Stability, Grandeur And Praise For The Dynastic Figure Of The King As The Protector Of Values And Fighting Falsehood.While Previous Research On Achaemenid Heritage Has Been On Archaeological And Art Historical Aspects Of Persepolis, The Present Work Focuses On The Architecture And Design Of Persepolis It Is Supported By Studies In The Fields Of Archaeology, History, And Art History, As Well As By Direct Survey Of The Site The Morphological Analysis Of Persepolis, Including The Study Of The Proportions Of The Elevations, And The Verification Of A Planning Grid For The Layout Of The Entire Ensemble, Demonstrate The Univocal Will By Darius I To Plan Persepolis Following A Precise Initial Scheme The Research Shows How The Inscriptions, Bas Reliefs And The Innovative Architectural Language Together Express The Political Message Of The Achaemenid Dynasty This Symbolism Is Reflected In The Inscriptions And Bas Reliefs As Well As In Architecture, Exhibiting Influence From Different Lands In A New Architectural Language And In The Plan Of The Entire Site.

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