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persia chapter 7

persia outline

Medes and Persians migrated from central Asia to Persia before 1000 B.C.E.
Cyrus the Achaemenid 558-530 B.C.E.
king of Persian tribes 558 B.C.E.
All of Iran under his control 548 B.C.E.
Cyrus's son, Cambyses 530-522 B.C.E.
Cyrus's son, Cambyses conquered Egypt in 525
Darius largest extent of empire; population thirty-five million 521-486 B.C.E.
New capital at Persepolis 520 B.C.E.
Xerxes 486-465 B.C.E.
The Persian Wars 500-479 B.C.E.
Alexander of Macedon invaded Persia 334 B.C.E.
Battle of Gaugamela, the end of Achaemenid empire 331 B.C.E.
Mithradates I established a empire 171-155 B.C.E.
The Sasanids, from Persia, toppled Parthians ruled 224-651 C.E.
Shapur I buffer states with Romans; standoff with Kushan 239-272 C.E.
empire incorporated into Islamic empire In 651 C.E.
Islamic conquerors toppled the Sasanid Empire at seventh century C.E.
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