Tagarchief: Persian Empire

Leading Grecian Dates

Inseparably bound up with the Grecian History is the name of Alexander the Great, son of Philip, king of Macedonia. Philip reduced the Greeks to subjection and was appointed General of all Greece. On his assassination, Alexander succeeded to his … Lees verder

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Leading Persian Dates

Useful facts and dates of Persian History may be summarised as follows: — 1. Capture of Babylon by Medo-Persians under Cyrus (Is. xlv. 1), establishing Persian Empire, B.C. 538. 2.First year of Cyrus, decree to rebuild the Temple, B.C. 535. … Lees verder

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