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History of Persia: An Enthralling Guide to the Rise and Fall of the Persian Empire and the Life of Cyrus the Great
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8 hours 17 minutes
Two manuscripts in one audiobook:
- The Persians: An Enthralling Guide to the History of Persia and the Persian Empire
- Cyrus the Great: The Enthralling Life of the Father of the Persian Empire
In the first part of this audiobook, you will discover the following:
- How the Assyrian Empire gave rise to the Medians and then the Achaemenid dynasty
- The establishment of the Persian Empire by Cyrus the Great and his many expeditions, which helped build the greatest empire of its time
- The period of Achaemenid rule over Persia, stretching from Cambyses II to Darius III
- The Achaemenid takeover of Lydia, Egypt, the Indus Valley, Babylonia, and Asia Minor
- Achaemenid conflicts with Greece, which ultimately led to the empire’s downfall at the hands of Alexander the Great
- The political, cultural, religious, and social influence of the Achaemenid Empire in and around ancient Persia
In the second part of this audiobook, you will discover more about the following:
- The life of Cyrus the Great: both as a monarch and as a man.
- A dip into the milieu of cultures, influences, and worldviews of Cyrus’s time
- Cyrus’s multi-faceted Achaemenid Empire
- Mythology and religions of the era
- How Cyrus achieved harmony between conquerors and conquered
- The fall of the splendid city of Babylon
- A unique artifact that ties in with modern-day human rights
- Cyrus the Great’s legacy
- And so much more!
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