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Pierre Briant

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Pierre Briant
Pierre Briant (born September 30, 1940 in Angers) is a French Iranologist, Professor of History and Civilization of the Achaemenid World and the Empire of Alexander the Great at the Collège de France (1999 onwards), Doctor Honoris Causa at the University of Chicago,
He studied History at the University of Poitiers (1960–1965), and reached his doctorat d'État in 1972.
His works deal mainly with the Achaemenid Empire, and related matters as Alexander the Great or the Hellenistic Era.
Known for: From Cyrus to Alexander: A History of the Persian Empire

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