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Persian Art - Zendebad Iran
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Persian Art - Zendebad Iran

Persian art from Persepolis, Persian Art generally, Persian History, Iran, Architecture, Persian Garden, Persian Painting.
Corinth
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Corinth

Corinth was a Greek, Hellenistic and Roman city located on the isthmus which connects mainland Greece with the Peloponnese. Surrounded by fertile plains and blessed with natural springs, ancient Corinth was a centre of trade, had a naval...
The House of Tudor
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

The House of Tudor

The House of Tudor ruled England from 1485 to 1603 CE. The period is seen as a Golden Age of English history when strong-willed monarchs made lasting contributions to the nation's history, strutted around in flamboyant clothes and gave endless...
All Nations Gate at Persepolis
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All Nations Gate at Persepolis

Western view of the "All Nations Gate" at Persepolis, located in present-day Iran. This gate was not on Darius the Great's initial plan for Persepolis but was added by his son and successor, Xerxes. The initial main entrance of the palace...
Temple of Karnak, Wars of Thutmose III
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Temple of Karnak, Wars of Thutmose III

List of peoples defeated by Thutmose III (1458-1425 BCE) in the Temple of Karnak, Egypt.
Ranks of Immortals
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Ranks of Immortals

Ranks of the Louvre Museum melophores (immortal Persian guard) from the famous glazed bricks friezes found in the Apadana (Darius the Great's palace) in Susa by archeologist Marcel Dieulafoy and brought to Paris. Such polychromic friezes...
Persian Silver Siglos
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Persian Silver Siglos

Silver siglos from Persia, kingdom of Achaemenids, 5th-4th century BCE. O: King with bow and quiver. R: Incuse oblong.
Persian Gold Daric
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Persian Gold Daric

Gold daric from Persia, kingdom of Achaemenids, 5th-4th century BCE. O: King with bow and quiver. R: Incuse oblong.
The Delian League, Part 3: From the Thirty Years Peace to the Start of the Ten Years War (445/4–431/0 BCE)
Articleby Christopher Planeaux

The Delian League, Part 3: From the Thirty Years Peace to the Start of the Ten Years War (445/4–431/0 BCE)

This text is part of an article series on the Delian League. The third phase of the Delian League begins with the Thirty Years Peace between Athens and Sparta and ends with the start of the Ten Years War (445/4 – 431/0 BCE). The First...
Battle of Issus
Definitionby Donald L. Wasson

Battle of Issus

The Battle of Issus, on 5 November 333 BCE, was Alexander the Great's second battle against the Persian army and the first direct engagement with King Darius III, near the village of Issus in southern modern-day Turkey. It was a major victory...
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