Overview of Ancient Persia
Cyrus the Great
Zoroastrianism Religion
Greco-Persian Wars
Second Persian Invasion
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The heart of the Persian Empire.

What is, Modern-Day Iran?

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550/549 BCE.

What is, the year Cyrus the Great overthrew his grandfather?

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The teacher/priest of the Zoroastrianism religion.

What is, the Zarathustra?

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The unexpectedly resistant "rebels" during Darious's reign.

What is, the Greeks?

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Darious's successor.

What is, Xerxes?

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The actual name that the "Persians" called their land.

What is, Aran?

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The dynasty that Cyrus the Great ruled during.

What is, the Achaemenid Dynasty?

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The one and only god of the Zoroastrianism religion.

What is, Ahura Mazda?

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The father of history.

What is, Herodotus?

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480 BCE

What is, the second attack lead on the Greeks?

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The actual name that "Persians" referred to themselves as.

What is, Aryan?

300

Cyrus did a good deed when he conquered Babylon.

What is, he freed the Jews?

300

The meaning of Asha.

What is, principled, honest, and ordered?

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The rebels conquered Sardis with help.

What is, the Greek Brethren?

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The Persians somehow knew how to sneak past and ambush the Greeks.

What is, there was a Greek traitor?

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The Empire that controlled most of Modern-Day Iran.

What is, The Median Empire?

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530 BCE

What is, the year Cyrus the Great died?

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The 3 layers of the Zoroastrianism religion.

What is, good thoughts, good words, and good actions?

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492 BCE

What is, Darious sends out a fleet for revenge on the rebels?

400

The Athenian people weren't destroyed when the Persians took Athens.

What is, they were evacuated?

500

One of the first and most famous accomplishments of Cyrus the Great.

What is, Overthrowing the Median Emperor?

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525 BCE

What is, the year that Cyrus conquered Egypt? 

500

The sacred texts of the Zoroastrianism people.

What is, The Avesta?

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490 BCE

What is, the Greeks defeat the Persians in battle?

500

Plataea.

What is, where the last of the second wave of Persian forces were defeated?

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