Persian Empire

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an empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC


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Yet Minoo is also living a fantastic, sword-and-sorcery adventure in a mystic rendition of ancient Persia, where she and the man she loves battle the evil monsters of Ahriman.
The Afghan collection gives an unprecedented look into the lives of Jews in ancient Persia in the 11th century.
The exact origin of griffin mythology is unknown, but visual representations of them appear in the Bronze Age throne room of the Palace of Knossos in ancient Crete and in ancient Persia.
Carpet-weaving is one of the most distinguished manifestations of Persian culture and art, dating back to ancient Persia.
There are references to them in ancient Persia, Palestine and Greece.
Theater lovers have their pick this weekend of contemporary musical comedy, stories from ancient Persia and a new play by a Cottage Grove playwright.
Named after Ali, Alawites believe he was divine, one of many manifestations of God in a line with Adam, Jesus, Mohammad, Socrates, Plato and some pre-Islamic sages from ancient Persia.
Frye, The Heritage of Persia (New York: Mentor Books, 1963), Maria Brosius, The Perskins: An Introduction (New York: Routledge, 2006), and Joseph WiesehOfer, Ancient Persia (New York: I.
Wineries along this long and winding road include Stags' Leap Winery, the winery that made the red that beat the French at the famous Paris tasting of 1976, and Darioush, notable for its striking architecture which incorporates references to Persepolis, the capital of ancient Persia.
Baqaie, along with another senior aide, Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaie, was instrumental in persuading the British Museum to lend Iran the Cyrus Cylinder, a 2,500-year-old clay artefact from ancient Persia inscribed with what some have described as the world's first charter of human rights.
The jinn have their beginnings in pharaonic Egypt, Sumeria and ancient Persia.
Orphan Dastan is adopted by King Sharaman (Ronald Pickup) in ancient Persia.
Memories from my childhood of swashbuckling romps flooded back as I watched Jake Gyllenhaal perform acts of heroism in ancient Persia.
Jake plays Prince Dastan, an orphan adopted by King Sharaman (Ronald Pickup) in ancient Persia.
35pm) The comedian talks about football chants and how linedancing was invented in ancient Persia.