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750 BCE - 500 BCE: Period II - The Medes occupy the site and a great Median palace is built. Ties to Pasargadae evident.
 
 
550 BCE: Cyrus the Great defeats Astyages of the Medes and decides to found Pasargadae at the site of the battle.
 
546 BCE: Cyrus the Great begins construction of Pasargadae.
 
 
515 BCE: Darius I moves the capital of Persia from Pasargadae to Persepolis.
 
 
324 BCE: Alexander the Great orders restoration work in Pasargadae.
 
 
 
 
 
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