Cyrus the Great  (559-529 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.

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.

Darius I ("the Great") holding a lotus - the symbol of peace and friendship; Persepolis

Darío el grande en Persépolis / Persepolis Darius the Great

Persépolis//Persépolis était une capitale de l’empire perse achéménide. Le site se trouve dans la plaine de Marvdasht, au pied de la montagne Kuh-e Rahmat, à environ 70 km au nord-est de la ville de Shiraz, province de Fars, Iran. https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pers%C3%A9polis

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 10TH-6TH BCE Assyrian officer presents a new king to the vanquished Elamites at Madaktu after the battle of Til Tuba. Stone bas-relief (7th BCE) from the palace of Ashurbanipal in Niniveh, Mesopotamia (Iraq). British Museum, London, Great Britain

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, Old Persian Khshayarsha, byname Xerxes the Great   (born c. 519 bce—died 465, Persepolis, Iran), Persian king (486–465 bce), the son and successor of Darius I. He is best known for his massive invasion of Greece from across the Hellespont (480 bce), a campaign marked by the battles of Thermopylae, Salamis, and Plataea. His ultimate defeat spelled the beginning of the decline of the Achaemenian Empire.

Writing Assignment 1: Greco-Persian War

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.

Senusret III

Statue of Pharaoh Senusret III (also written as Senwosret III or the hellenised form Sesostris III). At The British Museum, London, UK.

Tomb of Cyrus the Great <3

Tomb of Cyrus the Great 2500 years anniversary of the Persian Empire, Shiraz Iran Oct 1971

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