The book surveys the history of the Median kingdom, the first Iranian
state founded in the first half of the 7th century В.С. which continued to
550 В.С., when the Median throne passed to the Achaemenid dynasty.
The monograph by A. Zorin “The Wish-Fulfilling Precious Gem”: the “Gzungs bsdus” and “Mdo mang” Collections in the History of Tibetan Literature was submitted to the Department of Manuscripts and Documents.