Painting of Cyrus The Great in battle.
The rise of the Achaemenid or Persian Empire in the sixth century BC was swift, arguably due to the endeavours of Persia’s first influential king, Cyrus The Great. 777 more words
Specialists in ancient Southwest Asia do not always name and define the special accented characters which they use to transcribe words in languages like Aramaic, Babylonian, Sumerian, and Old Persian. 847 more words
In Achaemenid Empire,dressmaking was most women’s job.Some did more simple things,While some others performed needlework and complex patterns for dress.
One of princess’ maids called Vesta,had a daughter ,the same years old as princess.One day she was working on princess’ dress with other seamstresses,taking about her daughter’s mischief and intelligence. 293 more words
The conquests of Alexander the Great mark one of the most important moments in Western history. It made Greece the pre-eminent political and cultural power of the Eastern Mediterranean, only rivalled Rome and Carthage. 563 more words
For this post, I wanted to write about an astonishing artwork, and what better creation for that than the magnificent Rock of Behistun (also known as Bisotun) in Iran. 665 more words