Persian Empire

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Synonyms for Persian Empire

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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The church and synagogue have been well-preserved due to being buried under sand to fortify the city's western wall in the face of a Sasanian (ancient Iranian) attack in the year 256.
"In 'Meadows,' I was inspired by ancient Iranian literature, [which, during its long relationship to political oppression], achieved a certain aesthetic approach to metaphor.
The Spanish version of the ancient Iranian poet Ferdowsi's epic masterpiece The Shahnameh was recently displayed at the Venezuela pavilion during the 26th Tehran International Book Fair in May, Sarsangi noted.
The textile section of the auction has a rare pair of silk lampas trousers from the ancient Iranian civilisation called Sogdiana.
They had developed a mashed-up identity that combined their ancient Iranian roots with the myriad cultures around them; some had undergone forced conversion to Islam in the mid-18th century.
The monarch's youngest son, Alireza, was born in Tehran, then attended schools in New York, Cairo and western Massachusetts before going on to study music at an undergraduate at Princeton University, ancient Iranian studies as a graduate student at Columbia University and postgraduate work at Harvard University.
Pahlavi had attended Harvard University in pursuit of a PhD in Ancient Iranian studies.- Reuters
where he received a Bachelor's degree from Princeton University, a Masters of Arts degree from Columbia University, and studied at Harvard University as a PhD student in ancient Iranian studies and philology.
He marched 22,000 miles from Greece to India and back to Babylon, invading the ancient Iranian city of Persepolis along the way.
Nowruz, which means New Day, is the traditional ancient Iranian festival and also the start of Iranian New Year.
Norouz is the traditional ancient Iranian festival and also the start day
Little space is given to political narrative or the Greeks, and readers will find much that is new and refreshing in the use of ancient Iranian evidence for Persian ideology.
Tehran, Feb 15 (ANI): Reports indicate that the famous six "salt men" of Iran, which are actually ancient Iranian mummies, are in critical condition and have been damaged since their find 12 years back.
One of the earliest equivalents of Valentine's Day was the ancient Iranian festival of Sepandarmazgan, celebrated on February 17 as far back as in the 20th century BC!
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