The Rise And The Fall Of The Persian Empirepersian empire

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This was the Empire when Darius ruled! It has exapnded a lot since Cyrus The Great died.

Weak rulers led provincial revolts, especially in Egypt. Provincial Satraps became more independent. They ruled their satrapies more as kings than the kings loyal subjects. The government struggled with thriving without having a strong ruler that could train armies to battle and gain wealth for Persia. The government also shifted to dysfunctional dictatorship.

stealing the supply of riches instead of giving it to the people.

Xerxes did not do as much as Cyrus The Great and Darius The Great, however he still was a good king. He commenced the war with Greece that his ther had started. He did not conquer any major territories and there were a lot of revolts when he was the king of the Persian Empire. He iled the Persain wars because he iled to realize that his army needed to be reformed in order to defeat Greece. After the war with Greece, he concentrated his time with building projects and revolts which helped the Persian Empire recover from some of the wars.

Cyrus the Great was one of the few kings who actually desereved to be called The Great. He believed in religious tolerance, cultural tolerance and he showed respect to the cities that were conquered and destroyed. He united the Medes and The Persians to build a great empire. In B.C, he conquered the Babylonians and freed the Jews from Babylonia. He believed in letting people have their religion and culture. Then Cyrus the Great died in battle however, when he died, the Persian Empire had capitals.

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This was the Persian Empire when Cyrus the Great ruled

The Persians survived and reeslished their empire under the Sassanid dynasty around C.E. However around C.E, they fell again but to the Arabs this time. The Persians got inspired by the Arabs religion Islam. The Persians survived and passed down the culture. A major reason why the empire fell was because they could not make scientific advancements. Persia decreased in complexity which caused a decrease in advancments. This caused their weapon production and safety to diminish.Full transcriptMore presentations bySimone PUntitled Prezi

go against the rulers. This caused the rulers to go against their religion. The kings became greedy and began

. Rather than destroying conquered cities, King Cyrus would show respect for local customs.

. Persian Kings were tolerant and allowed conquered people to keep thier languages and religions.

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Persian taxes became more heavier and more oppressive which led to economic depression and revolts. Crop production decreased which caused more commoners to leave and less trade to happen.

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The Persian Empire grew into a powerful empire under King Cyrus and King Darius. With a powerful army, the Persains conqured Mesopotamia, Egypt, and India. The Persian religion was Zoroastianism, which viewed life as a struggle between good and evil. They also believed in heaven and hell as consequences for how they lived their lives. The Persian kings controlled their empire in two ways

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When Cyrus the Great died, Darius the son of Cyrus picked up where Cyrus left off. Darius the Great ided the empire into provinces, each ruled by a satrap, a local govenor who collected taxes and told the kings of uprisings. Like Cyrus the Great, Darius believed in paying for the architectures and monuments. Darius stretched the empire further than Cyrus. When Daruis died, Xerxes, his son, took over.

The Persian Empire fell after the death of Xerxes. The reason why was because there was not a strong hand that the Persian Empire needed and many problems started to arise. The March of the Ten Thousand exposed the weakness of the Persian Empire causing Alexander the Great to invade Persia.

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