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Chapter 7;Persia

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The Medes and the Persians were? Indo-Europeans who migrated from central Asia to Persia.
Egypt was conquered by? Cambyses
To govern a far flung empire consisting of more than seventy distinct ethnic groups the Achaemenid rulers .......? Established lines of communication and centralized administration.
The persian royal road stretched to 2,575 Kilometers (1,600 miles) from sardis in lydia to sus in Iran. To travel from one end to the other it would take? Ninety days for caravans.
The "Persian Wars" refers to? The rebellions of the greek city states, fighting for their independence.
Alexander's invasion of the achaemenid empire met with great successs because? his army was discaplined, well armed and used sophisticated tactics
The parthian empire was toppled by? A revolt from within the empire.
The construction of numerous underground canals was undertaken because? water was scarce and underground canals could keep water from evaporating.
Zarathustra was a? a prophet
Created by: Demetrius3102