It stretched from the indus river in india all the way to anatolia the kings who followed him had to decide how to run the vast new empire his son, cambyses, conquered egypt cambyses was not like his father he was not wise or understanding during the persian empire, a new religion arose in southwest asia. Alexander the great: alexander the great, king a few miles west of the indus and north of the buner river, an impressive feat of siegecraft in spring 326 conquests freed the west from the menace of persian rule and spread greek civilization and culture into asia and egypt his vast empire stretched east into india encyclopædia. They continued expanding the empire by adding both egypt and northern greece by 500 bc , the persian empire stretched from the mediterranean sea in the west to india in the east, and from the black sea in the north, to the persian sea in the south. Cyrus the great was the founder of the persian empire around 500 bc, which was the largest empire of its time (cyrus ii, the great) the empire stretched from ancient iran, and grew to include an area reaching from greece to india (persian empire. At this time, alexander the great’s empire stretched from the adriatic sea to the indus river in 332 bc alexander next started the conquest over egypt where he was pronounced the new “master of the universe” and named the city alexandria after himself.
The sassanid empire, also known as the sasanian empire, sassanid dynasty, sasanian dynasty, or persian empire were an iranian dynasty that stretched from mesopotamia to the indus river valley as of 363 ad its greatest leader was shapur ii of persia, who defeated the romans at the battle of. The persian empire stretched from the mediterranean to the river indus with great cities, including persepolis, pasargadae and susa the empire was extremely diverse, inhabiting people from several cultures. From hellas and egypt in the west, to beyond the indus river from the northern stretches of the arabian peninsula, to the kaukasus mountains and bactria.
From the mediterranean sea and hellespont in the west to the indus river in the east, cyrus the great created the largest empire the world had yet seen under his successors, the empire eventually stretched at its maximum extent from parts of the balkans (bulgaria-paeonia and thrace-macedonia) and eastern europe proper in the west, to the indus. Persian wars (text) greece was not alone in the ancient world egypt was flourishing other civilizations were developing around the mediterranean one of the largest and most powerful was the persian empire it stretched from the mediterranean sea all the way to the indus river valley remember all those towns the ancient greeks built. The achaemenid empire, c 550-330 bce, or first persian empire, was founded in the 6th century bce by cyrus the great, in western and central asia the dynasty drew its name from achaemenes, who, from 705-675 bce, ruled persis, which was land bounded on the west by the tigris river and on the south by the persian gulf.
Egypt was flourishing other civilizations the persian empire was huge it stretched from the mediterranean sea all the way to the indus river valley remember all those towns the ancient greeks built in early times some were still flourishing the greek towns located along the turkish coast had fallen under persian rule. By some distance, the main source for the greco-persian wars is the greek historian herodotus herodotus, who has been called the father of history, was born in 484 bc in halicarnassus, asia minor (then part of the persian empire. Called cyrus the elder by the greeks, he founded an empire initially comprising all the previous civilized states of the ancient near east and eventually most of southwest and central asia and the caucus region, stretching from the mediterranean sea to the indus river. The persian empire, free study guides and book notes including comprehensive chapter analysis, complete summary analysis, author biography information, character profiles, theme analysis, metaphor analysis, and top ten quotes on classic literature. The persian empire and judaism darius extended persian rule in egypt and beyond into what is now libya and, attracted by tribal divisions and wars in india, in 517 bce he extended persian rule through the khyber pass to the indus river.
Ancient civilizations history posters the assyrian empire stretched from egypt to the persian gulf and encompassed mesopotamia this civilization is known as the indus valley civilization, because it grew up along the indus river in the north. The persian empire by: rhozhen panahi & gabby morrow geography-the persian empire stretched about 2,500 miles from egypt to india politics the first king was, darius, who ruled from 522bce-486bce. The persian empire (2,000 bc – 100 bc): persia was now larger than any empire up to that time it stretched more than 3,000 miles from the nile to the indus river the persians controlled this vast empire by dividing it into provinces, each ruled by a group of local officials loyal. The persian wars: in 500 bce, the persian empire stretched from the mediterranean sea all the way to the indus river in pakistan at that time, the greek city-states were not united, and they were tiny compared to the size and population of the vast persian empire. The persian achaemenid empire was actually the last great empire of the ancient near east its boundaries extended from the aegean sea in the west to the indus river in the east, such a large empire was created in just a little over 10 years by cyrus ii the great.
The mighty persian empire stretched from greece to pakistan, from egypt to kazakistan it was divided into satrapies like we have provinces in pakistan today have a look at the map below. Huge empire it stretched from the indus river in india all the way to anatolia the empire covered about 2,000 miles cyrus took all this land in just over 10 years during the persian empire, a new religion arose in southwest asia. Indus river in kharmang district , pakistan the indus river , also called sindhū (सिंधु) or abāsīn , is a major south-flowing river in south asia the total length of the river is 3,180 km (1,980 mi) which makes it one of the longest rivers in asia originating in the western part of tibet in the vicinity of mount kailash and lake manasarovar , the river runs a course through.
At it’s largest, the mpire stretched from gypt to the indus river valley it was also said to be the first multicultural, humane and religiously persian empire in all directions and now had his sites ancient persia. When the assyrians were carving out the world’s first true ‘super empire’ from the period of 10th century to 7th century bc, a wave of pastoral tribes from north of the caspian sea was busy settling in the eastern side of zagros mountains, in an expansive plateau that stretched all the way to western india.
The persian empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of persia annexed egypt to the persian empire he led conquering armies into the indus river valley and into thrace in europe. It stretched more than 3,000 miles from the nile to the indus river the persians controlled this vast empire by dividing it into provinces, each ruled by a group of local officials loyal to the persian king. The sumerians were the first people to migrate to mesopotamia, they created a great civilization beginning around 5,500 years ago, the sumerians built cities along the rivers in lower mesopotamia, specialized, cooperated, and made many advances in technology.