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Parthian Empire

A Captivating Guide to the Enemy of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire
Narrated by: David Patton
Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
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Summary

Explore the most enduring empire of the ancient Near East.

Few nations were able to not only parry but also defeat the mighty Roman Empire, rivaling it in almost all segments. One of those was the Parthian empire, cultural and traditional successor of the more famous Achaemenid Persian empire that was brought down by the Alexander the Great. 

Indeed, the Parthians are recognized as one of the toughest enemies the Romans ever fought, and rightfully so. Parthian soldiers put the Roman legions to the test, making them prove their worth. Yet by looking at the Parthian empire solely as the "great enemies of Rome", it is easy to overlook other important parts of Parthian history. Simply by changing our perspective, we are able to see that the Parthians were not only warriors but also artists, builders, and traders; they did much more than just challenge the might of the Roman steel.

By listening to Parthian Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Enemy of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire, you will:

  • Learn about the origins of the Parthian empire
  • Discover the rise of the Parthian empire
  • Gain startling knowledge about the Roman-Parthian Wars
  • Be able to visualize the powerful military tactics that the Parthians used - tactics that gradually became the standard method of warfare in the Roman empire, as well
  • Explore the remarkable art and culture of the Parthians
  • Go on a discovery to get a sense of the life in the Parthian empire
  • And much, much more!

So if you want to learn about the Parthian Empire without having to go through boring textbooks, listen to this audiobook now!

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Highly recommend for anyone that has a slight interest or if you are looking for research for key events in the development to the fall of the Empire.

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I would have liked to see a more critical analysis of some of the Parthian Empire sources, but on the whole, I can recommend this book as an excellent summary for the more than casual listener.

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full of truth

A helpful point is also that the authors cite many unique sources, thereby enabling the listener not only to gain an insight into what happened but also how it was perceived and written down by generation.

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Good summary

This book covers more than just the wars though. It includes the diplomatic relationships and the way that their relations changed over time. This book covers all the basics needed for a broader understanding of this topic.

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Thank you for helping

I like the characters in the Parthian Empire series but the plots are getting predictable.

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five stars

Brilliant audiobook couldn't stop listening to it. Its got everything in it that you want. Please keep them coming.

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Nice History

Another great historical fiction story by a good storyteller. The writer brings you smoothly through one action scene to the next all the way through.

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Great

This series of stories are wonderfully entertaining reading and I learned a lot about a period and place in history I knew absolutely nothing about.

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Parthian Empire

The book was a bit too brief, only providing a summary of the Empire. Well-written, with a good plot, good descriptions, and believable dialogue.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-09-18

lovable guide


Great for people who love history books! Tells some really interesting stories, the entire history of the empire.

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  • Larry zhang
  • 28-09-18

great listen

I would recommend this book for anyone who wants to learn more about the Roman Empire from beginning to end without having to dive too deep. This book is very accessible

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  • kindiha
  • 28-09-18

nice book

They did grant religious liberties and were more a loose confederation than a fully unified empire......

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  • Ellison
  • 27-09-18

Thank you for helping to educate others

Love Parthian Empire? Then this series is for you! Well written with great characters. The mystery part keeps the listeners in suspense. Can't wait for the next book!

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  • Nancy
  • 27-09-18

Love the series

Anybody who likes an excellent mystery story, above all when it is set in ancient times, should like this series. The livelihood situation is totally credible and not like Hollywood would portray them.

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  • Lisa
  • 26-09-18

Nice book

The author of this book has done an excellent job and described everything very clearly, so I didn’t face any problem to understand any part.

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  • Scaty
  • 26-09-18

Wonderful

This was very engaging and enjoyable. Best history related AUDIObook I have to LISTEN in many years. Opened up a piece of history previously completely unknown to me. Highly recommend.

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  • Levi
  • 26-09-18

Truly made the difference

A truly captivating period, the history of the Parthian Empire will give stories of order and chaos, glory and catastrophe, Paganism and Christianity.

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  • Sophia
  • 26-09-18

Complete overview of Parthian Empire

I always interested in learning history knowing about Parthian empire with this book is really a great experience. I enjoyed this book experience. From my side, this book recommended to all.

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  • jhon carry
  • 26-09-18

Awesome

An important civilization and empire alongside both Rome and Persian empires as well as Greek empires. They traded along the whole region with many well-known Kings.