Cyrus the Great BC) ( Kourosh in Persian ) This is a replica of a Bas-Relief found in Pasargade, the capital city of Persia founded by Cyrus the Great. Cyrus the Great was the first Achaemenian Emperor.
Persepolis, Iran - Persepolis, meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BCE
ASSUR RELIEF BCE Assyrian officer presents a new king to the vanquished Elamites at Madaktu after the battle of Til Tuba. Stone bas-relief BCE) from the palace of Ashurbanipal in Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq).
Xerxes I - son of Darius, Emperor of the Persian Empire. He launches the Greco-Persian War in 480 BCE in an attempt to conquer the Greek city-states. Despite leading an army of some men he is unable to defeat the small armies of the Greeks.