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The Persian Empire Founded 550 BC Persian Rosetta Stone Cuneiform inscriptions on a six foot high panel carved into a rock cliff at Ganj Nameh near Hamadan. From the Achaemenian Period (700-330 BC); an account of Achaemenian kings and adoration of the Zoroastrian God Ahura Mazda in three languages: Old Persian,
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Unformatted text preview: Elamite, and Babylonian. Perseopolis, the Capital of Ancient Persia Cyrus the Great (580-529 BC) Founder of the Persian Empire Tomb of Cyrus the Great At Pasargardae, the first capital of Persia, built on the site of the battle that began his reign as king in 550 BC....
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