New issue of Electrum

The latest issue of Electrum features a number of articles relevant to Iranian Studies. 

Table of Contents:
  • Frank L Holt, Alexander the Great at Bactra: A Burning Question, 9–15.
  • Laurianne Martinez-Sève, Ai Khanoum and Greek Domination in Central Asia, 17–46.
  • Pierre Leriche, La découverte de l’Ancienne Termez, métropole de la Bactriane du Nord, 47–85.
  • Antonio Panaino, Ὁμόγλωττοι παρὰ μικρον?,  87–106.
  • Touraj Daryaee, Soodabeh MalekzadehKing Huviška, Yima, and the Bird: Observations on a Paradisiacal State, 107–114.
  • Carlo Lippolis, Niccolo Manassero, Storehouses and Storage Practices in Old Nisa (Turkmenistan), 115–142.
  • Vito Messina, Mehr Kian, Lasser-scanner Survey at Kong-e Yār ‘Alīvand. Research of the Iranian-Italian Joint Expedition in Kūzestān, 143–154.
  • Alain Chenevier, Crépuscule de l’Empire parthe – Les dernières drachmes, 155–158.
  • The Syriac Book of the Laws of the Countries, Eusebius’ Preparation for the Gospel, and the Clementine Recognitions: Early Witnesses for Christianity in Central Asia?, 159–171.
  • Omar Coloru, I Am Your Father! Dynasties and Dynastic Legitimacy on Pre-Islamic Coinage between Iran and Northwest India, 173–199.
  • Fabrizio Sinisi, The Deities on the Kushano-Sasanian Coins, 201–225.
  • Nikolaus Schindel, Sakastan in the Fourth and Fifth Century AD. Some Historical Remarks Based on the Numismatic Evidence, 227–248.
  • Paul J. Kosmin, Review: Paul J. Kosmin, The Land of the Elephant Kings: Space, Territory, and Ideology in the Seleucid Empire, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA–London 2014, pp. 423, b/w ill., 9 maps, ISBN 978-0-674-72882-0 (Edward Dąbrowa).


Electrum has been published since 1997 by the Department of Ancient History at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow as a collection of papers and monographs. In 2010 it starts as journal with one issue per year.