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    Posted by Emeli on July 2, 2024 at 3:08 pm

    Who were the ancient Persians and what were some of their accomplishments?

    Glenda replied 1 week, 3 days ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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    The ancient Persians were an influential civilization that flourished in what is now Iran around 550 BC. Here’s a quick rundown on their awesomeness:

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  • Empire Builders: They established the Achaemenid Empire, one of the largest empires of its time, stretching from Greece all the way to India! Imagine a giant kingdom covering a huge part of the map.
  • Respectful Rulers: Unlike some grumpy conquerors, the Persians were known for being tolerant of conquered peoples and allowing them to keep their own traditions. They were kind of like the chill rulers of the ancient world.
  • Infrastructure Inspires: The Persians were great at building things! They constructed an impressive network of roads and a postal system to keep their vast empire connected. Think of it as an ancient superhighway and mail service.
  • Writing Wizards: They developed their own writing system called cuneiform, which helped them keep records and write stories. It wasn’t exactly emojis, but it was pretty cool for its time!
  • Artful Architects: The Persians were skilled artists and architects. They built grand palaces with beautiful gardens, showcasing their creativity and love for aesthetics.
  • These are just a few of the achievements of the ancient Persians. They were a powerful and innovative civilization that left a lasting mark on history.

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