The achaemenid empire (/ ə ˈ k iː m ə n ɪ d / c 550–330 bc), also called the first persian empire, was an empire based in western asia, founded by cyrus the great.
The persian satrapy of armenia briefly cedes from the achaemenid empire but is brought under control by darius i 520 bce darius i of persia fights the scythians (not very successfully. Achaemenid empire (559–334/327 bce) extent of the first persian empire, the achaemenid empire portrait titles regnal name personal name birth family relations reign death notes achaemenid dynasty (559–334/327 bce) the great king, king of kings, king of anshan, king of media, king of babylon, king of sumer and akkad, king of the four.
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The achaemenid persian empire was the first humane, equal and religiously tolerant empire and consisted of a multitude of different languages, races, religions and cultures it was the largest empire the ancient world had known, stretched in three continents and twenty-five nations. List of monarchs of persia jump to navigation jump to search shah of iran mohammad reza pahlavi, the last shah of persia details first monarch: achaemenes extent of the first persian empire, the achaemenid empire portrait titles regnal name personal name birth family relations reign death notes achaemenid. To hold their diverse empire together the rulers of the achaemenid dynasty developed an efficient administrative system, which borrowed much from preceding kingdoms the empire that succeeded the greeks as dominant in the achaemenid lands was the. This chart reveals the kings of the persian empire (achaemenid) the persian empire was founded by cyrus the great who conquered babylon in 536 bc the persian empire succeeded the babylonian empire and it was cyrus, who issued the famous decree for the jews to return to their homeland to rebuild.
The persian satrapy of armenia briefly cedes from the achaemenid empire but is brought under control by darius i c 520 bce - c 325 ce achaemenid rule in the gandhara region. The achaemenid empire was the largest empire in ancient history it began as a small state located in modern day iran it began as a small state located in modern day iran it is called the achaemenid dynasty is because of the achaemenes who created the state.
The capital of the persian empire was shushan the empire lasted a little more than 200 years, and came to an end in 330 bc.