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Lessons from the Last Empire of Iran

Despite the uncertainties and tensions that characterize modern political life, we would do well to remember that the future we want is never the future we actually get, and that civilisation will outlast the fragility of politics.

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Lessons from the Last Empire of Iran
Cameo depicting equestrian combat between Sasanian king Shapur I and Roman emperor Valerian, at the Battle of Edessa in 260.
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