Esmaeil Sangari is an Iranian historian and Assistant Professor at University of Isfahan. He was born in Nowshahr (Mazandaran, Iran). He obtained his Ph.D at the Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée (MOM) in Ancient History, Languages and Civilizations from University of Lyon2 Lumière in France in 2013. After coming back to Iran, he started teaching at University of Isfahan. His research interests include history of empires from 1st millennium BC to fall of Sasanian Empire in 7th century, classical texts and classical historians of Ancient Greece and Rome focusing on Achaemenid Empire(550-330 BC); Iconography of Persian Empire; History of Art; Historiography and Historical Perspective in Ancient Greece and Persia; Relations between Achaemenid Empire and Ancient Greece; Women in Sasanian Empire; Iconography of Sasanian Empire; History of religions in Ancient Iran. He is author and translator of two books of Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus (Clio/Euterpe) and five books of Diodorus of Siculus (II, XI, XIV, XV, XVII). Several articles has been published by him in Iranian and international journals in order to clarify the aspects of history of Iran and other ancient world. He is editor of several publications in Persian language: Archéologie de l’Empire Achéménide (nouvelle recherche); Zoroaster in History; Sasanian Empire; An Introduction to Ancient Iranian Religion; Mythological Encyclopaedia of Animals and related Terms. He is chief editor of history of ancient world at the Bongāh-e Tarjomeh & Nashr-e Kētāb-e Pārsēh in Tehran. He is also responsible for International Scientific Cooperation Office at faculty of Literature and Humanities from 2015 to present.
University of Isfahan, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Department of History and Iranology