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Ancient Iran/Persia Consequence of Empire
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Persia / Iran Persian / Iranian Old Persian Parsa- / Greek Persis / English Persia / 1935 Iran Language: Persian / Farsi is WRONG 1896 Imperial Bank of Iran
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Where to Persians and Iranians come from? Kurgan = Burial Mounds (~4500 BCE)
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Indo-European Migration Migration pattern
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BMAC= Bactria-Margiana Archeological Complex
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Iranian Languages and People Modern: Persian, Kurdish, Baluchi, Pashto, Luri, Yaghnubi Ancient: Old Persian, Avestan, Sogdian, Parthian, Median
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Assyrian / Babylonian Empires Elam: Cities of Susa and Anshan
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Iranian Plateau & Native Inhabitants Elamite King being beheaded Susa being destroyed
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Destruction of Assyria 614 BCE: Medes, Persians, Babylonian, Elamites, Guttians
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Persians and The Achaemenid Empire 550-330 BCE Indo-European Zoroastrianism
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Founder of the Persian Empire Cyrus II (the Great) becomes king of Anshan 559BCE Stamp seal of Cyrus I (grandfather of Cyrus II)
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Capital Pasargadae becomes the capital
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Cyrus Conquest of Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Iranian Plateau
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This note was uploaded on 11/01/2010 for the course HISTORY 21A taught by Professor Daryaee during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.

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