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Shiraz, Perspolis

Detail of Persepolis. After the Islamic Revolution, hardline clerics called for the destruction of the site, but official unease prevailed.


The entrance to the ancient city of Persepolis in Iran. Persepolis came to power around 500 BC and embodied the success and power of the Achaemenid Empire that preceded the Greek and Roman Empires.

Tax payers to the persian empire Pasargad

The ancient city of Persepolis (Iran) in modern-day Iran was one of four capitals of the sprawling Persian Empire. Built beginning around 520 B., the city was a showcase for the empire's staggering wealth, with grand architecture