MedesandPersians

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Medes and Persians Herodotus 1.95-140; 3.61-97 2-17-10
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Median Empire Organized by Deioces (around 700 BC). Centered in Ecbatana. Conquers Persia. Is conquered by Cyrus, son of a leading Persian and the Median princess Mandane (around 550 BC). Fully incorporated into the Persian Empire.
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Persian Empire
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Persian Kings Cyrus of Persia (557 - 530) Conquers Lydia and Babylon Cambyses son of Cyrus (530-522) Conquers Egypt, tries to conquer Ethiopia Revolt of the Magi, Conspiracy of Persians, Rise of Darius (522) Darius of Persia (522 - 486) Reconquest of Babylon, conquers Macedonia, Thrace, tries to conquer Scythia Invasion of Greece: Marathon 490 BC Xerxes son of Darius (486 - 465) Invasion of Greece 480-479 BC
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Deioces New model of tyrant. How does he rise to power? Acts incredibly justly. The people desire justice. How does he organize his country? Center of power in Ecbatana. Castle with concentric
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course HISTORY 101 taught by Professor Hives during the Spring '07 term at Temple.

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