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Lecture: “Multilingualism and Administration in the Achaemenid Persian Empire, 559-330 BCE” with Professor Rhyne King (NYU) (virtual)
January 26, 2022 | 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
The Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke (GSAID), Iranian Cultural Society of NC (ICSNC), and Duke Emamian Lectureship present a lecture by Dr. Rhyne King titled “Multilingualism and Administration in the Achaemenid Persian Empire, 559-330 BCE”. This lecture will be conducted in English. Free and open to the public.
Dr. Rhyne King is a Visiting Assistant Professor at NYU’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World. He received his BA in Classical Languages from Duke University and his PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago.
Please join us at the following link:
Meeting ID: 961 5510 7120
Co-sponsors: Dr. Ali and Parvin Jarrahi; Duke University Middle Eastern Studies Center; Duke Persian Studies Program; Duke Islamic Studies Center; Duke University Libraries; Graduate & Professional Student Government (GPSG); UNC Persian Studies.