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Geography of the Persian Empire

Climate, geography, and maps of Persia and the Persian Empire.

Map of the Persian Empire in about 500 B.C.
The Persian Empire in the time of Darius I extended to the African areas of Egypt and Libya to the south and west, Macedon and Thrace to the North and west, and to the Indus River in the East.

Ecbatana
A quick overview of the Persian capital city of Ecbatana.

Climate of Iran
Library of Congress data on the climate of Iran.

Geography of Iran
Library of Congress data on the geography of Iran.

Persepolis
Persepolis was an important city of ancient Persia (Iran).

Dura-Europos
Learn the basic theory on the formation of an Hellenistic-Roman-Parthian town in Syria, Dura-Europos.

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