Herodotus: On The Customs of the Persians
Herodotus (484-425 BCE) the Greek historian who wrote extensively on the Persian Empire, here describes Persian customs...
Detail of a Lydian tribute bearer, bas-relief of the northern stairway of the Apadana (Darius the Great's audience hall...
Map of Persepolis
Map of Persepolis.
Men with shields and spears from Persepolis
This limestone wall relief shows two men carrying shields and spears. Their distinctive costume identifies them as members...
Of Temples, Towers, Altars, and Fire Worship: The Ritual Landscape at Persepolis
Join Mark B. Garrison, Alice Pratt Brown Distinguished Professor of Art History, Trinity University, as he discusses...
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Persepolis PERSIAN EMPIRE | HISTORY of IRAN
Persepolis Old Persian: Pārśa, New Persian: Takht-e Jamshid or Pārseh, literally meaning "city of Persians", was...
Persepolis Reconstruction, STRUCTURES
Persis (in Greek, derivated from Persian pars) is the ancient name of the approximate area of modern Fars in Central Iran...
Relief of Darius I from Persepolis
Relief of Darius I from Persepolis, 522-486 BCE