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Persepolis, Capital of the Persian Empire

Video Episode 13 | Persepolis – City of Persians

Ancient capital of the Persian Empire, the ruins of Persepolis lie near Shiraz in Iran. It was burned down by Alexander the Great and is now a UNESCO site.

Statue at Persepolis by Ali Solaymani from Pixabay

Podcast Episode 16 | Persepolis – City of Persians

Ancient capital of the Persian Empire, the ruins of Persepolis lie near Shiraz in Iran. It was burned down by Alexander the Great and is now a UNESCO site.

October 1, 331 BC – Alexander the Great Conquers Persia

Alexander of Macedon set off to conquer the Persian Empire with 40,000 men in 334 BC. He defeated the Persian forces along the Ionian coast and in Egypt before completely defeating Darius III with a s...

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