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Greece and Iran                                       Ancient Iran

                1000 – 30 B.C.E.                      ...
AP WH Chapter 04 PPT
AP WH Chapter 04 PPT
AP WH Chapter 04 PPT
AP WH Chapter 04 PPT
AP WH Chapter 04 PPT
AP WH Chapter 04 PPT
AP WH Chapter 04 PPT
AP WH Chapter 04 PPT
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  1. 1. Greece and Iran Ancient Iran 1000 – 30 B.C.E. 1000 – 30 B.C.E. Geography and Resources Rise of Persian Empire • Surrounded by mountains, deserts, and • 550 B.C.E. – Cyrus overthrew Median king and Persian Gulf. began Persian Empire – Open to attack from Central Asian nomads • Persian Empire built by 3 kings: • Limited Natural Resources – Cyrus – Water very scarce – Cambyses • Caused creation of underground irrigation – Darius I networks • Resources available: copper, tin, iron, gold, silver, and timber • Created extensive road system Cambyses Dariu

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