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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_Empire

Persian Empire is any of a series of imperial dynasties centered in Persia ( modern–day Iran). ... caliphates by making Shia Islam Persia's official religion, who became Persia's classical ... List of monarchs of Persia · Iranian monarchy · List of Iranian dynasties and countries · Persia · Iranian peoples · Persian people · List of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achaemenid_Empire

The Achaemenid Empire also called the First Persian Empire, was an empire based in Western .... This system of management ultimately became an issue for the Persians, ..... The character of the country, intersected by numerous canals and full of ... Egypt remained a part of the Persian Empire until Alexander the Great's ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_people

The Persians are an Iranian ethnic group that make up over half the population of Iran. .... At its greatest extent, the Achaemenid Empire stretched from parts of Eastern ... and a variety of other Iranian dialects, became the official language of the empire ... The Lurish people, living primarily in the western regions of Iran, are an ...

www.answers.com/Q/What_countries_and_regions_became_part_of_the_Persian_Empire

They took over northern Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, Syria, Canaan, and the Phoenician cities. What is today..

www.ushistory.org/civ/4e.asp

Persian Empire. ... Persia is today the country of Iran. ... in a series of poems called the Gathas, which became part of the religion's most sacred book, the Avesta.

www.ancient.eu/Asia_Minor

Asia Minor is a geographic region in the south-western part of Asia comprising most of ... The Regions of Ancient Anatolia (Emok) ... Lydia was the kingdom of the great King Croesus who defied the Persian Empire under Cyrus and ... Asia Minor became part of the Ottoman Empire and, after its collapse, became Turkey.

www.ancient.eu/Mesopotamia

The rise of cities began in this period, most notably in the regions of Sumer in ... of the importance of property ownership and business in the country's daily life,” ... the bulk of Mesopotamia became part of the Persian Empire, and this period ...

www.ancient.eu/Sasanian_Empire

The Sasanian Empire (also spelled Sassanian, Sasanid or Sassanid) was the last pre-Islamic Persian empire, established in 224 CE by Ardeshir I, son... ... Manicheans, and other faiths of the Iranian people would play an important part. ... now to be linked to the Empire's organization and became of great importance to the ...

cs.mcgill.ca/~rwest/wikispeedia/wpcd/wp/p/Persian_Empire.htm

Generally, the earliest entity considered a part of the Persian Empire is ... Reza Shah Pahlavi formally asked the international community to call the country Iran; .... Throughout Alexander's former empire, Greek became the common tongue of ... The eastern regions were conquered by the White Huns in the late 5th century.

www.ancient.eu/syria

Jun 17, 2014 ... Syria is a country located in the Middle East on the shore of Mediterranean ... It is one of the oldest inhabited regions in the world with archaeological finds dating the ... as well as in reports by the scribes of Assyrian and Persian kings. ... after the Assyrian Empire fell in 612 BCE, the western part continued to ...