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Persian Empire

Iranians are proud of the Persian Empire.
  an empire in southern Asia (centered in modern day Iran) created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC
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Persian Empire ancient Persia ancient Persians
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  • Iranians are proud of the Persian Empire.
  • Firdausi s Shah Nameh ("Epic of Kings") is a rehearsal in simple and stately narrative verse of the story of ancient Persia down to the Mohammedan conquest.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • One of the chief cities of ancient Persia, the site of a magnificent royal palace.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • He took part calmly in a number of political assassinations; and he turned his diabolical inventive powers against the Emir of Afghanistan, who was at war with the Persian empire.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Persian Empire , Babylon [3] , Assyria [6] , Mesopotamia [7] , Babylon [3] , Roman Empire [3] , ancient Greece [3] , Hellenic [5] , Assyria [6] , ancient Egypt [6] , Mesopotamia [7] , Byzantine Empire [9]
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