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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_people

The Persians are an Iranian ethnic group that make up over half the population of Iran. They share a common cultural system and are native speakers of the Persian language, as well as closely related languages. The ancient Persians were originally a nomadic branch of the ancient Iranian ..... Today, examples of these traditional gardens can be seen in such places as ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_Empire

Persian Empire refers to any of a series of imperial dynasties centered in Persia ( modern–day Iran). The first of these was the Achaemenid Empire established by Cyrus the Great in 550 BC with the conquest of Median, Lydian and Babylonian empires. It covered much of the Ancient world when it was conquered by Alexander ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Iran

The history of Iran, commonly also known as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the .... There are records of numerous other ancient civilizations on the Iranian Plateau before the emergence of Iranian peoples during the Early Iron Age. .... The empire's territory, at its height, encompassed all of today's Iran, Iraq, ...

www.patheos.com/blogs/christiancrier/2016/09/19/where-is-persia-located-in-the-world-today-why-does-it-have-a-different-name

Sep 19, 2016 ... Are they still a nation today? Persia was a major player in world powers in the times of ancient Israel, and they played a significant role with the ...

www.persiansarenotarabs.com/renaming-persia

Why Persia is now called Iran and what happened to its name? ... influenced by the Nazi revival of interest in the various Aryan races, cradled in ancient Persia. ... Even today, in an effort to separate themselves, those opposed to the current ...

www.kidsdiscover.com/shop/issues/ancient-persia-for-kids

In Ancient Persia, kids will learn about the four kings who built and defended the ... part of understanding not only the ancient world, but the Middle East today.

www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism/iranpersia

Migration of Ancient Iranians ... of lands south of what is today Kurdistan and ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikijunior:Ancient_Civilizations/Persians

Persians are one of the few ancient civilizations who have made significant contributions to humanity from prehistoric ...

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

Persia is today the country of Iran. By the 5th century B.C.E., it was the ... He swept through the ancient world, conquering all of the Persian Empire. On the Web.

ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/08/iran-archaeology/del-giudice-text

What's so striking about the ruins of Persepolis in southern Iran, an ancient ... was a relatively cosmopolitan place—and for many Iranians today its ruins are a ...