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The Achaemenid Empire gold cup.The Achaemenid empire, the first of the Persian empires to rule over significant portions of Greater Iran, was wiped out by Alexander the Great in 330 BC.

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The Persian Empire timeline under Cyrus The Great reign and others. So impressive when you take into account how long ago this was and how much they overcame without the advantages of what we have today.

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The Persian Cat—The Persian cat is probably the most popular of all cat breeds. Purebred Persians are common all over the world as pets, and are prominent . . . http://blog.21stcenturypet.com/2013/02/the-persian-cat/# #persiancat #21stcenturypet

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from watchandstudy.com

The Persians & Greeks: World History #5

In this lesson we are going to go over the Persians, their influence on Greek culture, and also a brief summary of Greek history. We will also touch base on influential people in Greek history as w...

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The Himalayan is a Persian cat with the same colourpoint markings as the Siamese cat. Know in the UK as the Persian Colourpoint. Or officially the Colourpoint Longhair - and the Himalayan in the USA. In the 1920s some reference was made to a Malayan Persian, but appears to have been abandoned in 1947, in favour of the name Masked Silver that is also now obsolete. Overall Appearance and temperament is that of the rest of the Persian group. Ultra and open type, with flat face, small…

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