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The War journal of a missionary in Persia

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Published by Woman"s Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. -- Missions.,
  • Missions -- Iran.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mary Schauffler Platt ; foreword by W. A. Shedd.
    ContributionsPlatt, Mary Schauffler, 1868-1954., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Woman"s Foreign Missionary Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22896467M
    OCLC/WorldCa12924174

      Amid the US war drive against Iran, this mission is a reckless attempt by the European imperialists to grab a share of the resources of the oil-rich Persian Gulf region.


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The War Journal of a Missionary in Persia / edited by Mary Schauffler Platt ; foreward by W.A. Shedd. by Platt, Mary Schauffler, ; Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.).

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Mary Lewis Shedd’s first journal was published as a fifty-one page monograph, The War Journal of a Missionary in Persia [], available at the Burke Library, Union Theological Seminary (see MRL Pamphlet and ). The Persian War is the name generally given to the first two decades of the period of conflict between the Greeks and the The War journal of a missionary in Persia book that began in BC and ended around The pivotal moment came inwhen The War journal of a missionary in Persia book massive Persian invasion force was defeated and driven out of mainland Greece and Europe, never to return/5(3).

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Strauss, Thermopyl. The Persian Book Review. A Quarterly on Arts and Literature. ANCIENT PERSIA The Achaemenid Persian Empire, at its greatest territorial extent under Darius I (r. – BCE), held sway over territory stretch-ing from the Indus River Valley to southeastern Europe and from the western edge of the Himalayas to northeast Africa.

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In the spring ofpossibly as the result of Alcibiades’ advice (Thucydides – all references in this chapter are to Thucydides, unless otherwise stated), the Spartans, under King Agis, invaded Attica and occupied Decelea, a fortified outpost equidistant from Athens and Boeotia (): thus this phase of the Peloponnesian War () is often referred to as the Decelean : Terry Buckley.

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The fighting was most intense during two invasions that Persia launched against mainland Greece between and Although the Persian empire was at the peak of its strength, the collective defense mounted by the Greeks Missing: missionary. Abstract. This article presents the first in-depth textual analysis of the Razmnamah (Book of War), the Persian translation of the Mahabharata sponsored by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the late sixteenth century.

I argue that the Razmnamah was a central literary work in the Mughal court and of deep relevance to Akbar’s imperial and political ambitions. I pursue my.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. William Ambrose Shedd (–) was a US Presbyterian missionary who served in Persia, during the world war one conflict between the Russian and Ottoman empires in the neutral ity control: ISNI:.

There were two mainland invasions of Greece, in (under King Darius) and – BCE (under King Xerxes). The Persian Wars ended with the Peace of Callias ofbut by this time, and as a result of actions taken in Persian War battles, Athens had developed her own empire. Conflict mounted between the Athenians and the allies of g: missionary.

The Life of William Ambrose Shedd, Missionary to Persia, by Mary Lewis Shedd, New York: George H. Doran Company, pp., No index. Reviewed by George Yana (Bebla) Doctor William Ambrose Shedd was born Januin the little mountain village of Seir, overlooking the Urmia plain, from missionary parents.

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Interlude of the Mission. to the USSR. While the Iranian Mission was tackling its first assignment in Iraq, a second War Department mission was at large in the Persian Corridor.

Conceived in logic, born in ambiguity, the U.S. Military Mission to the USSR 1 was doomed to the functionlessness of a fifth wheel on a cart. After six months, only. Clara Rice, another missionary-wife, combines both travelogue and memoir in her perceptive book on Persian women.

British military intervention in Persia during the war resulted in a number of memoirs by officers about their time there, Latham S. Blacker, William R. Dickson, Martin Donohoe, Reginald E. Dyer, Lionel C. Dunsterville, Alfred Rawlinson, Francis C. Fars (or Persis to the Greeks) was a recognizable district of the Assyrian Empire (see Assyria) like the neighboring but greater Media.

The Persian rulers, claiming descent from one Achaemenes, or Hakhamanesh (see Achaemenids, were associated with the Medes, who created a strong state in the 7th cent.

The Burke Library Blog. Tag: Persia [Mrs. A.] Shedd Papers, This journal made an impact on me not just because of the first-hand account it provides, but also because this copy appears to be completely unique.

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The Battle of Thermopylae is believed to have been fought in August BC, during the Persian Wars ( BC BC). Having been turned back at Marathon in BC, Persian forces returned to Greece ten years later to avenge their defeat and conquer the peninsula.

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It took eight long years for Persia to triumph, and Sparta then turned on its benefactors, prompting Persia to transfer aid to Athens in the Corinthian War. The peace of reiterated imperial control of Ionia and compelled both Sparta and Athens to endorse a Persian promise of autonomy for Greeks outside Asia.

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Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The Journal is fully refereed. It publishes articles, book reviews, memoirs, research notes, documents of note, a list of recent articles dealing with military history published by other journals, an annual list of doctoral dissertations in military history, and an annual index.

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Name of Iran. In the Western world, Persia (or one of its cognates) was historically the common name for Iran. On the Nowruz ofReza Shah Pahlavi asked foreign delegates to use the term Iran, the endonym of the country, in formal correspondence.

Since then, in the Western World, the use of the word "Iran" has become more common. Journal of a Diplomate’s Three Years’ Residence in Persia is in two volumes. Volume one contains a detailed account of Eastwick’s journey to Tehran, descriptions of the working of the British mission and its relations with the French and Russian missions, and accounts of his visits to a number of the provinces.

Xerxes ruled the Achaemenid empire from BC. His reign is most marked by the Persian campaigns against Greece and the battles of Thermopylae, Salamis, and Plataea, which may explain part of the reason why the Persian king has been heavily criticized by writers (especially the ancient Greek ones) over the years.

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