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  1. Persia, Persian Empirenoun

    an empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC


  1. Persian Empirenoun

    The empire ruled by the Achaemenid dynasty 550–330 .

  2. Persian Empirenoun

    The empire ruled by the Sassanid dynasty 224–651 .

  3. Etymology: Collocation of 'Persian' (as a demonym of Latinate Persia in the sense of Greek Persis, Old Persian Pārsa) and 'empire'. Translates Latin Imperium Persarum, as attested e.g. in the 1st century (e.g. Quintus Curtius Rufus "Life and exploits of Alexander the Great" 3.3.8).


  1. persian empire

    The Achaemenid Empire or Achaemenian Empire (; Old Persian:


  1. persian empire

    The Persian Empire, also known as the Achaemenid Empire, was an ancient Iranian empire that existed from 550 BC to 330 BC. It was founded by Cyrus the Great and later expanded by his successors, becoming one of the largest empires in history, stretching from parts of the Balkans and Eastern Europe in the west to the Indus Valley in the east. The empire was known for its architectural achievements, legal system, multiculturalism, and numerous innovations in government and infrastructure. It was eventually conquered by Alexander the Great.


  1. Persian Empire

    The Persian Empire is any of a series of imperial dynasties centered in Persia, with boundaries that ebbed and flowed from that core. The first of these was established over 2,500 years ago, in 550 BCE, but the existence of dynastic rule centered in the region was absent for an 850 year period, from 651 CE until 1501 CE. Dynasties that have been counted as instances of the Persian Empire include: Achaemenid Empire, also called "First Persian Empire" Parthian Empire, also called "Arsacid Empire" Sasanian Empire, also called "Neo-Persian Empire" and "Second Persian Empire" History of Iran under: Safavid dynasty Afsharid dynasty Zand dynasty Qajar dynasty Pahlavi dynasty

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of persian empire in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of persian empire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  • الامبراطورية الفارسيةArabic
  • امپراتوری فارسیPersian
  • L'empire PerseFrench
  • ಪರ್ಷಿಯನ್ ಸಾಮ್ರಾಜ್ಯKannada

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