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The first Persian Empir was found by ________

Cyrus the Great. he took the persians modern day Iran and conquered Mesopotamia


a monotheistic religion that may have inspired Judaism, official religion of the Persian Empire.

Cyrus the great accomplishments:

religious freedom and abolished slavery

Darius the Greats accomplishments:

established the largest empire the world has ever seen. was the first to attack Greece, leading the Persians at the Battle of Macedonia

Xerxes! (son of Darius) accomplishments:

attacked Greece from the north through Thermopolye and into Athens. Destroyed Athens, then retreated back to Asia

The fall of the persian empire:

the Persian Empire was attacked by Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great:

educated by Aristotle, conquered the persian empire. His men turned against him, established trade routs, spread Greek culture, brought an end to Persian Empire, built new cities, disrupted Indian poltics

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