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Bureaucracy in the Achaemenid Empire: Learning from the Past
In the early days of the Achaemenid Empire (c. 550-330 BCE), the kings...
Croesus (pronounced 'KREE-sus') was the King of Lydia...
Lydia was a region of western Asia Minor which prospered due to...
Cultural links between India & the Greco-Roman world
Cyrus the Great (558-530 BCE) built the first universal empire...
Map of Persia and the March of the Ten Thousand
A map of Persia, indicating major settlements, regions, and mountain...
The Ten Thousand Immortals were the elite force of the Persian...
Ancient Persian Art and Architecture
Persian art and architecture in the present day is associated with...
The Persian Empire
This video details the incredible power of the Achaemenid Persian...
The Achaemenid Empire: Persia
This video delves deeper into the reign of Cyrus the Great as he...
2600 years of history in one object (Neil MacGregor)
http://www.ted.com A clay cylinder covered in Akkadian cuneiform...
The Persians: Lost Civilizations
Iran tends to appear in Western media today only for negative press...
Herodotus: On The Customs of the Persians
Herodotus (484-425 BCE) the Greek historian who wrote extensively...