Assyrian and Persian Empires
King Tiglath-pileser II receiving court officials
Persian Capital Persepolis--The Gate of Xerxes  c. 485 BCE
Cyrus the Great
Foreigners pay tribute to Persian King Darius c 520 BCE
Giant Bull, Throne Hall at Persepolis
Persian Costume  c. 500 BCE
Website Resources
   Code of the Assura, c. 1075 BCE                  Persian Empire
  Assyrian History Homepage                          Britannica--Medians and Achaemenids
   S. Beck--Assyrian/Persian World views        Britannica--Cyrus the Great
   Assyrians put down Revolt                            Zoroaster
   Britannica--Assyrian Empire                         Ancient Persia
   Witcombe--Assyrian/Persian Art                   Fordham Sourcebook-Persia