Persian Empire love

Definitions

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  • proper n. The empire ruled by the Achaemenid dynasty 550–330 BCE.
  • proper n. The empire ruled by the Sassanid dynasty 224–651 CE.

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  • n. an empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC

Etymologies

Collocation of 'Persian' (as a demonym of Latinate Persia in the sense of Greek Persis, Old Persian Pārsa) and 'empire'. Translates Latin Imperium Persarum, as attested e.g. in the 1st century (e.g. Quintus Curtius Rufus "Life and exploits of Alexander the Great" 3.3.8). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Alexander the Great in bringing about the process of destruction of what is commonly referred to as the Persian Empire of that time.

    LaRouche's Latest

  • The Persian Empire was a world state, and he grew up on the edge of it.

    Robert Strassler on Herodotus

  • His history of the invasion of Greece by the Persian Empire was the first attempt at narrative history and the beginning of all Western historical writing.

    Herodotus

  • His history of the invasion of Greece by the Persian Empire was the first attempt at narrative history and was the beginning of all Western history writing.

    Herodotus

  • That the record of the period of Exile given in the Old Testament should have preserved the forgotten connection of eschatological ideas with the parallel Zoroastrianism in the world of the Persian Empire is a piece of a greater puzzle.

    Darwiniana

  • When Esther learned of a plot by a madman named Haman to kill all the Jews in the Persian Empire, she knew the right thing to do was to alert her husband, King Ahasuerus.

    The 7

  • Jaxartes: Flowing into the Aral Sea, the modern Syr Darya was the northeastern boundary of the Persian Empire and the scene of fierce fighting by Alexander.

    Alexander the Great

  • This inland capital of the prosperous land of Lydia was a key city of the Persian Empire and the end point of the royal road that stretched well over a thousand miles to Susa in Mesopotamia.

    Alexander the Great

  • This is the heroic legend told by Herodotus, but the true story of Cyrus and the creation of the Persian Empire is even more remarkable.

    Alexander the Great

  • Bucephalas: Thessalian stallion with an ox-shaped mark tamed by Alexander as a boy and ridden by him in his conquests across the Persian Empire.

    Alexander the Great

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