Christ, G., P. Sänger & M.Carr (Eds.). 2022. Military Diasporas: Building of Empire in the Middle East and Europe (550 BCE-1500 CE). London: Routledge.
Military Diasporas proposes a new research approach to analyse the role of foreign military personnel as composite and partly imagined para-ethnic groups.
Two chapters contribute to ancient Iranian history:
- Hilmar Klinkott: Military Diasporas in an Achaemenid Perspective
- Lajos Berkes: The Persian and Arab Occupations of Egypt in the Seventh Century