The Achaemenid Empire 559 – 330 BC

The Achaemenid Empire

In the 6th Century, Cyrus the Great founded the First Persian Empire or the Achaemenid Empire. Named after King Achaemenes, it spanned from the Indus Valley in the east, onto the northeastern border of Greece. It’s line of monarchs aimed to unify the tribes and nationalities through the complex of roads that they constructed. If ranked by population percentage, this empire is the largest with 44% of the world’s population belonging to it.

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