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Ancient Persia

There are 4 videos in this category and 6 videos in 2 subcategories.

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Engineering An Empire: Battle of Marathon (4:06)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Watch this clip of A&E's Decisive Battles and learn about the deadly Battle of Marathon. The battle took place in September 490 BC and was a fight between the Persians and the Greeks over ownership of the Persian Empire. Using excellent animation an... [more]
August 1, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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In Search of Cyrus The Great: Babylon
From spentaproductions.com, produced by Spenta Productions
This 11:32 video is the dramatic story of the take over of of Babylon and its reaction to his victory over them. This is an excellent overview of the Founder of the Persian Empire.
February 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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Persian Empire
From in.com, produced by WatchMojo
This fast-paced 1:18 long video explains that in 500 B.C., Sirus the Great led the movement to build an empire that led from North Africa to the Black Sea regions and part of Western Asia. This empire was later destroyed and turned into ruins after A... [more]
February 26, 2012 at 09:30 PM
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Learn About the Persian Empire
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This short video gives a brief overview of the Persian Empire. Among other things the Persian empire is known for its artistic heritage, such as the poet Rumi. At best this is a brief overview of some of the accomplishments done in the Persian Empire... [more]
February 13, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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