The Persian Empire was a series of imperial dynasties centred in Persia (Iran). The first of these was established by Cyrus the Great in 550 BCE. In this section you will find podcasts articles and guides to help develop your knowledge of this ancient civilisation.

Sort by: Date (Newest first) | Title A-Z
Show: All | Articles | Podcasts | Multipage Articles
  • HA Podcasted History: Ancient Persia

    Multipage Article

    In this series of podcasts Professor Thomas Harrison of the University of Liverpool examines the Persian Empire, life in ancient Persian society and the Greek-Persian War.

    Click to view