Learning from the Achemenians

The ancient Persian conquerors were more humane than their Greek counterparts
Farrokh Jijina

The history of the (ancient) Persians is largely written by western authors who showed extreme animosity and bias... The Persians themselves had not much to say... We know more about them from their architecture," said physician Dr Farokh Udwadia at the release of The Rise, Decline and Fall of the Achaemenid Empire at Dr Sir J. J. Modi Memorial Hall of The K. R. Cama Oriental Institute (KRCOI) on July 24, 2019. The 43-page booklet is the published version of the physician and amateur historian’s public lecture delivered on September 21, 2016 on the occasion of the centenary of the......

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