The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549–1622

  • Jane Grogan

Part of the Early Modern Literature in History book series (EMLH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Jane Grogan
    Pages 150-179
  3. Jane Grogan
    Pages 180-184
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 185-256

About this book


The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549-1622 studies the conception of Persia in the literary, political and pedagogic writings of Renaissance England and Britain. It argues that writers of all kinds debated the means and merits of English empire through their intellectual engagement with the ancient Persian empire.


argue bibliography Britain concept empire England English Great Britain knowledge Polis Renaissance writing

Authors and affiliations

  • Jane Grogan
    • 1
  1. 1.University College DublinIreland

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