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Iran is home to one of the world's oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation
of the Proto-Elamite and Elamite kingdoms in 3200–2800 BC. The Iranian ...
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Cyrus the Great (580-529 B.C.), the first Achaemenid king, joined two Iranian tribes, Medes and Persians, when he formed what is known in the west as the Persian Empire. The people of the area, now known as Iranians, were then called Aryanam, the genitive plural of a w... More »
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