Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 7: The Empires of Persia

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Explain the rise, expansion, and decline of the early Persian empire.
  • Compare and contrast the post-Alexandrian empires of southwest Asia.
  • Discuss social development in classical Persia.
  • Outline the economic foundations of classical Persia.
  • Identify important features of Persian salvation religions.
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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