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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, as with a larger empire came the .... most of the Black Sea coastal regions, parts of Central Asia as far as the Aral Sea, the Oxus and Jaxartes to the  ...

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 .... The Lurish people, living primarily in the western regions of Iran, are an ..... of the Sassanids, Arabic became the dominant language of the country and ...

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The Persian Empire is one of a series of imperial dynasties centered in Iran The first of these ... Persians established control over parts of Greater Iran and reasserted the Iranian identity of the region, ... List of monarchs of Persia · Iranian monarchy · List of Iranian dynasties and countries · Persia · Iranian peoples · Persian ...

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

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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.factmonster.com/dk/encyclopedia/history/persian-empire

From 539 BC to 331 BC, the Persian Empire was the most powerful state in the world. Ruled from Persia (now Iran), it stretched from Egypt to India. It.

history-world.org/persians.htm

The History Of the Ancient Persian Empire From Rise To Fall ... For convention's sake the name of Persia is here kept for that part of the country's history concerned with the ... The next ruler, Darius I (522-486 B.C.), added the Punjab region in .... Athens became the dominant Greek sea power and created an empire that ...

www.persepolis.nu/timeline.htm

6 days ago ... The Persian plateau became the cradle of one of the oldest ... After this date, Susa became an independent kingdom and a major power in the region. ...... along with all the twenty-five countries that were part of his empire and ...

study.com/academy/lesson/persian-empire-history-culture-timeline.html

Jul 11, 2015 ... The Persian Empire was one of the first major empires in the ancient world. ... around 1,000 B.C.E. Persia is now part of the modern country of Iran, hence ... The Iranians slowly settled into specific regions and began ... Although Darius refused to force people to convert, many Persians became Zoroastrians.