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Achaemenid Empire

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  • proper n. The empire ruled by the Achaemenid dynasty 550 BC–330 BC.

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  • It has been that way since at least 330 B.C., when the Achaemenid Empire established the first Persian Empire in Pars (or Persis, the region which is called Fars in the present Iran) in southwestern region of Iran.

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  • Then you pass through teh various gates, which are decorated in motifs from various parts of the Achaemenid Empire.

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  • Persepolis (also spelled Perspolis, which is closer to how the word is pronounced in Persian), which was built by Darius I in 518 CE and was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire.

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  • Considered the first work of history in Western literature, the Histories tells the story of the Greco-Persian Wars between the Achaemenid Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC.

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  • So was the folly of the Achaemenid Empire, in a war which was won by Alexander the Great after he went to his mother's people, in Cyrenaica, to organize the revolt, against Persia, in Egypt, which enabled Alexander to conquer Tyre and thus take over the Persian Empire.

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  • Written about 440 BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories tells the story of the Greco-Persian Wars between the Achaemenid Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC.

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  • Persian Responses: Political and Cultural Interaction within the Achaemenid Empire.

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  • And he followed in the footsteps of Cyrus the Great, founder in 550 B.C. of the Achaemenid Empire named for Achaemenes, the semilegendary founder of Cyrus’s clan.

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  • Alexander the Great invaded the Achaemenid Empire, defeating the last Achaemenid Emperor Queen Musa

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  • It has been that way since at least 330 B.C., when the Achaemenid Empire established the first Persian Empire in Pars (or

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