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Name of era: Achaemenid Empire



Era type: Empire
First Persian Empire
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-550
-336
Founded in the 6th century BCE by Cyrus the Great who overthrew the Median confederation. It expanded to eventually rule over significant portions of the ancient world which at around 500 BCE stretched from the Indus Valley in the east, to Thrace and Macedon on the northeastern border of Greece making it the biggest empire the world had yet seen. Persia homeland was located to the south of Media Empire. The Media empire beated the Assyria Empire, and the Persians beat the Median empire, who was engaged in war with many, including Lydia at Anatolia.
Country Then: Iran
Country Now: Iran
Weblink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achaemenid_Empire
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Elam -2700 -539
Median Empire -678 -594
New Babylonian Empire -626 -539
Achaemenid Empire -550 -336
Seleucid Empire -312 -63
Parthian Empire -247 224
Sassanid Empire 224 651

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Zero was invented 814 Persia