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Read: The Persian Empire Short Article

The Medo-Persians, led by King Cyrus II, invaded Babylonia from the east in June of 539 B.C. In biblical chronology, this occurred near the finish of the Babylonian exile. Inside a brief time, Daniel became a trusted adviser to the new Medo-Persian Empire. Pasargadae was the capital of the Persian Empire from the 6th century BC, till it was conquered by the Macedonians led by Alexander the Fantastic in 330 BC. Now a town in Iran, Pasargadae was established by the initial ruler of the Achaemenid Dynasty, Cyrus the Good. Once dominating the Iranian plateau, Persia was a succession of...