The Persians – Modern Iran

 

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Travel for military purpose

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During Achaemenid Empire, by Cyrus the great

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To conquer the region

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Persipolis (the city of Persians) was built
which now become one of the heritage in Iran and become a tourist attraction
nowadays

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The grand Nasqh-e Jahan Square Palace located in
Isfahan, also one of UNESCO heritage with big garden. It is now a mosque, and
places for bazaar for the local

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Roads was built for easy travel and at the same
time, markers were established to indicate the distance.

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Modes of transport : wagons, donkey/ mules were
introduce, Mesopotamians (wheeled vehicle). One of the purpose is for imperial
communications and to transport goods required at royal court

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During achaemenid empire, they adopt
Zoroastrianism religion which now is Islam

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Created Mosaic tiles which now can find in most
building and houses (one of tourist attraction)

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First to implement paper cheque to save
itinerant merchants from having to carry large amount of money

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In 1979, Iran was accused of sponsoring
terrorism by ex president of US, George W Bush for 37 years, which cause most
of the country to prevent their resident to enter Iran.

 

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