Map of Alexander the Great's Conquests
A map showing the route that Alexander the Great took to conquer Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, and Bactria.
Map of Persia and the March of the Ten Thousand
A map of Persia, indicating major settlements, regions, and mountain ranges, as well as the march of the Ten Thousand (dotted...
Map of the Battle of Gaugamela - Setup
The opening of the battle of Gaugamela.
Map of the Ptolemaic World
A map showing the known world at the time of the Ptolemaic Empire, ca. 300 BC.
Persepolis is the Greek name (from perses polis for 'Persian City') for the ancient city of Parsa, located seventy...
Persian Archers at Darius' palace at Susa. Exhibited in Pergamon Museum / Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin.
Persian Gold Daric
Gold daric from Persia, kingdom of Achaemenids, 5th-4th century BCE. O: King with bow and quiver. R: Incuse oblong.
Persian Silver Siglos
Silver siglos from Persia, kingdom of Achaemenids, 5th-4th century BCE. O: King with bow and quiver. R: Incuse oblong...
The Persian Wars refers to the conflict between Greece and Persia in the 5th century BCE which involved two invasions...
Persianisation in the Art and Architecture of Achaemenid Provincial Palaces, 550-330BC
According to Margaret Cool Root, a leading scholar on the ancient Near East, the royal art of the Achaemenid kings reflects...