World History Chronology

Foraging Peoples

Settled Agriculture

Primary Urbanization

Early Mesopotamian Civilizations

Expansion and Contraction of Mesopotamian Empires

Persian Empire

  • Hellenistic Kingdoms
  • Parthian Empire
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Sassanid Persia
  • Islamic Empires

    Modern Era


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    The Persian Empire

    550-330 BC


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    Secondary Sources

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