Achaemenid Persia - its history, people and warfare.

This site has been inspired by the stories and images of Ancient Persia. It is meant to be a resource for those interested in Iran, its people and their history. In particular, it focuses on the romance and colour of the "Achaemenid Empire". It contains information on the achievements, the events and the individuals that shaped its history. For those who have an interest in recreating a Persian army in miniature, there are descriptions of the armies and warfare of the Achaemenid period including detailed notes on their battles, organisation and equipment. Weapons & Warfare.

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