Visual Timeline: Persepolis

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518 BCE: Darius I The Great begins construction of the city of Persepolis.
 
515 BCE: Completion of the Palace of Darius and the Grand Stairway at Persepolis.
 
 
515 BCE: Darius I moves the capital of Persia from Pasargadae to Persepolis.
 
 
478 BCE: Xerxes I builds the Gate of All Nations, the Hall of 100 Columns and the grand Palace of Xerxes.
 
 
336 BCE: Artaxerxes III builds the Hall of 32 Columns, the Palace of Artaxerxes and the Unfinished Gate.
 
330 BCE: Persepolis is burned and looted by Alexander the Great.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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