University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Carl Nylander

The Achaemenid Empire

By: Carl Nylander

In spite of a long and creative past it is only with the advent of the dynasty named Achaemenid after its first known member Achaemenes (Old Persian Hachamanish) that Persia really enters world history. During the more than two hundred years (550-331) of the greatest empire the world had so far seen, stretching from the […]