How"d they do that in the Persian empire

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Mitchell Lane , Hockessin, Del
Iran -- History -- To 640 -- Juvenile literature, Iran -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile liter
Statementby Khadija Ejaz.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesHow"d they do that
LC ClassificationsDS281 .E34 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24061483M
ISBN 139781584158257
LC Control Number2009027345

Get this from a library. How?d they do that. in-- the Persian Empire. [Khadija Ejaz] -- Presents an introduction to life in ancient Persia, discussing its government, religion, cities, education, religion, art, and everyday life. The Persian Empire dictated administrative, economic, and artistic trends on an international level for a thousand years.

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Archers of exceptional skill provided the military strength for Nubian rulers. In order to create a unified empire, Alexander the Great encouraged a rapprochement between the new Macedonian and the older Persian ruling elites.

At its peak, Sparta overpowered many key Greek states, including the elite Athenian navy. By the end of the 5 th century BCE, Sparta’s successes against the Athenian Empire and ability to invade Persian provinces in Anatolia ushered in a period of Spartan hegemony.

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