The Sasanian dynasty had a rich cultural legacy which built upon earlier traditions of earlier epochs and also laid a foundation for many aspect of the region's culture under Islam. The survival of Sasanian culture was enhanced by the broad geographic region that it touched from Byzantium in the west to Central Asia and China in the east.
Monday, March 19 at 6:30 pm at Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
In conjunction with the exhibition Glass, Gilding and Grand Design: Art of Sasanian Iran (224-642) at Asia Society and Museum, February 14 through May 20, 2007.
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