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History of the Persian Empire
by A. T. Olmstead




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At the foot of the Mount of Mercy in southeastern Persia, Darius the Great built his capital, Persepolis-symbol of Persian glory for two centuries. At its height the Achaemenid Empire, with its power centered in this city, reached from the Nile and Greece eastward to India. Dominating the major travel routes between East and West, it was the meeting ground of the great cultures of the ancient world.

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At the foot of the Mount of Mercy in southeastern Persia, Darius the Great built his capital, Persepolis-symbol of Persian glory for two centuries. At its height the Achaemenid Empire, with its power centered in this city, reached from the Nile and Greece eastward to India. Dominating the major travel routes between East and West, it was the meeting ground of the great cultures of the ancient world.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780226627779
  • ISBN-10: 0226627772
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: February 1959
  • Page Count: 600
  • Dimensions: 7.92 x 5.42 x 1.51 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds

Series: Phoenix Books

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