This category lists sites devoted to the ancient history of the Persian Empire.
Covering areas of sales and purchases, rentals, labor contracts, co-partnerships, loans and mortgages, bankruptcy, power of attorney, marriage, divorce, adoption, and inheritance.
Narrations found in Herodotus's The Histories, written c. 430 B.C. and The Book of Esther, written c. 300 B.C.
An article containing images as written by Matthew W. Stolper.
Visit sites within Babylon, Assyria, and Persia through the many images.
A tablet dealing with the sack of Sidon c.346 B.C.E.
A significant collection of Zoroastrian texts.
one of the great cities of ancient Mesopotamia and the capital of Persia.
Persia and its people according to the Bible, including images, audio, and links.
Listing of dynasties and the rulers.
Paper by Herodotus.
Document on architecture, reliefs, and finds of the palaces at Persepolis, prehistoric mound of Tall-i-Bakun, Islamic city mound, and aerial survey flights with photographs.
Extensive collection of short articles.
Links to online articles.
Andrew Robert Burn provides a fairly balanced view of the Achaemenids in their dealings with the Greeks, 1962 by subscription.
A detailed account of the empire that includes photographs, maps, chart, and links.
Articles on the Medians, Achaemenids, Seleucids, Parthians, and the Sassanids. Features mp3 lectures, royal lines, and timeline.
Written account by Herodotus.
As written by Kurash (Cyrus) the Great.
An excerpt from Herodotus's The History.
A picture of women and their economic and political importance in the empire by Maria Brosius, 1998 by subscription.
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