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Cyrus the Great

founder of Persian empire, first king. known for tolerance of religion

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Persepolis

captial of Persia during Darius I ruling

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Cosmopolitan

tolerent and at ease with different countries

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zoroastrinism

religion of persia, monotheistic

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Royal Road

highway in ancient Persia, from west iran to west asia minor

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Darius

king of persia

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qanat

a tunnel used for irrigation

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parthians

inhabitants of Parthia

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sassanian

member of sassanian dynasty

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Seleucid Empire

a hellenistic dynasty founded by selucud after the death of alexander the great

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Achaemenid

first ruling family of persia

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Ahura Mazda

main god of Persian religion

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Satraps

member of kings government, runs each satrapy

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Alexander The Great

Conquered Persian empire

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Persian Wars

Wars fought between Persia and Greece