Persian Empire

Persian Empire
Persian Empire
ancient empire in SW Asia, including at its peak ( c. 500 B.C. ) the area from the Indus River to the W borders of Asia Minor & Egypt: it was founded by Cyrus the Great (6th cent. B.C. ) & conquered by Alexander the Great ( c. 328 B.C. )

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