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The Persian Wars
The Persian Empire Cyrus the Great
The Persian Empire Cyrus the Great ~ The Rise of Persia (559 – 530 BCE) Led Persians in revolt against Medes (ca BCE) Conquered Babylonian Empire (539 BCE) Establishes the greatest empire in the world to date!
The Persian Empire
The Persian Empire Cambyses ~ son of Cyrus (530 – 522 BCE)Conquers Egypt (525 BCE) A drunken lunatic? Problem is…how to rule such a huge empire?
The Persian Empire Darius I (also “the Great”)
The Persian Empire Darius I (“the Great”) ~ 522 – 486 BCEOrganized empire’s provinces Kept provincial governors under control Maintained communication throughout empire
The Persian Empire Darius I (“the Great”) ~ 521 – 485 BCEPolicy of tolerance toward people’s customs and religions Kept local rulers in power Worked hard for economic prosperity King as divine
The Persian Wars Main factors:Persian expansion into Western Asia Minor Athens holds land in this area, and is concerned about threats to its grain route Ionian Greeks revolt (499 BCE)
The First Persian War Battle of Marathon (490 BCE)
The Persian Empire Xerxes ~ 485 – 465 BCE Son of DariusPrepared huge fleet and army to punish the Greeks
The Second Persian War 480 – 479 BCE Greek LeagueAthenian leader Themistocles recommends building up navy
The Second Persian War Important battles & eventsCrossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae Athens is sacked & burned Battle of Salamis Battle of Plataea
The Second Persian War
The Persian Wars: ResultsGreek pride, sense of accomplishment; country secure to continue its development Expansion of Athenian power Barrier between Greece & the Near East
The Greeks and the Persians Conflict of Cultures.
THE PERSIAN WARS. PERSIAN EMPIRE & IONIAN REVOLT Largest empire of that time How did they keep order? – Divided into 20 different provinces – Tax collection.
Persian Empire. Persia Becomes an Empire Persians were nomadic people, they were constantly moving Persians would often fight other people The Medes.
The Persian War!. How Do We Know? Remember, history is what is remembered and written down, along with the bias of the writer. Herodotus - primary source.
Section 5: The Expansion of Greece. At first, the Greek city-states developed without interference from the nearby empires of Southwest Asia. Eventually,
Ch. 7 Section 3 The Persian Empire Persia Cyrus the Great The country located in what is today southwestern Iran The leader that united the Persians.
From Cyrus the Great to the Persian War. Events leading to the Battle of Marathon Construct a timeline or chart in your notes of events leading to the.
The Persian Wars Athens and Sparta Unite 499 – 479 B.C.E.
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The Persian Empire 500 B.C. – 479 B.C. What you need to know: Who was Cyrus? Who was Darius? What made the Persian Army strong? (the Immortals, calvary)
Section 3 (continued) The Persian Wars. Persia – Cyrus II 559 B.C. – Persian King, Cyrus the Great begins conquest of Mesopotamia.
PERSIA ATTACKS THE GREEKS CHAPTER 4 SECTION 3. MAIN IDEAS THE PERSIAN EMPIRE: THE PERSIAN EMPIRE UNITED A WIDE AREA UNDER A SINGLE GOVERNMENT. THE PERSIAN.
Homework G-4 will be collected tomorrow. Next current events article due Monday, December 14.
Greece and Persia Chapter 5 Section 4. I Persia Becomes an Empire While Athenians created a Dem, the Persian Empire was rising in the east – Began as.
CH 7: Ancient Greece Lesson 3 World History Mr. Rich Miami Arts Charter.
PERSIAN WARS CHALLENGE 1)Who was Cyrus the Great, what did he do, and approximately when did he rule? King of Persian Empire who took over the Greek colonies.
Do Now Identify who were these people below: 1.) We were Traders & Sea Raiders in early Greece until the end of our civilization began the Dark Age in.
Persia & Greece. Main Ideas Persia becomes an empire under Cyrus the Great Persia grows stronger under Darius I Pesians fight Greece 2 times in the Persian.
Classical Civilizations of the WEST PERSIA
Ancient Persia. Where was Ancient Persia? The Rise of the Achaemenid Empire BCE Cyrus the Great 550BCE conquered Media, Lydia, and Babylonia.
Greek Military Conflict (Persian Wars, Peloponnesian War and Expansion of Alexander the Great)
By Mr. Fitzpatrick The students will learn the causes of the Persian Wars. The students will be able to describe the major phases of the Persian Wars.
The Persian Wars The Classical Period. Expansion of the Persian Empire This is a picture of the Persian capital, Persepolis.
THE PERSIAN WARS. Background 500’s B.C., Persia expands its borders Desire for more land. Conquers Anatolia (Turkey) and lands around the Aegean Sea.
Sparta and the Persian Wars. The Rise of Sparta Ever since Messenian Wars Sparta followed an aggressive policy of expansion, partly through war and partly.
Chapter 9: The Greek World Section 1: Greece and Persia.
The Persian Wars Wars between Greeks and Persians in 5 th century BC Roughly from 492 – 448 BC Two main invasions of Greece by Achaemenid kings of Persia.
Chapter 28. Persian Wars – (4:27) From 499 – 479 B.C.E. Athens and Sparta had.
The Rise of Persia. PERSIA (550 BCE- 360 BCE) The first Persian Empire took control of the Middle East after the fall of the Babylonian Empire. It is.
Friday, September 9, 2011Friday, September 9, 2011 Agenda Bell Assignment Notes – Persian Empire/Persian Wars Making an Alliance – Delian League.
The Persian War Detail of Persian Campaigns. Who were the Persians? Centered in modern day Iran, which literally means “Land of the Aryans” At height,
The Persian War Detail of Persian Campaigns. Difference Between Persia, Greece Persians Absolute monarchy, centered on Persian “King of Kings” Empire.
The Persian Wars. 500 B.C.E B.C.E. The “Persian Wars” were a series of wars between the Greek world and the Persian.
Pg THE PERSIAN EMPIRE Under Cyrus the Great, the Persians built an empire larger than any yet seen in the world! (559 to 530 B.C.). It was about.
Classical Greece SS.A.2.4.4, SS.B Persia vs. Greece By the middle of the 6 th Century B.C. the Persian empire had conquered Ionian Greek cities.
Fighting the Persian Wars History Alive Chapter 28.
THE PERSIAN WARS. Do Now Take out your Lesson 9.1 Questions Answer the following questions: 1. Which empire was a growing threat to Greece? 2. What.
The Greek World Greece and Persia. Persia Becomes an Empire The Persians fought other peoples of Southwest Asia in early history. The Medes would rule.
The Expansion of Greece: Persian Wars In 500 B.C. Greeks in Asia Minor rebelled against the Persians while Athens helped these city-states in their uprising.
The Persian Wars! Greece vs. Persia. A fight to the finish. All notes that have to be written are in RED...
Chapter 5 section 5 Greek colonies in __________attacked by Persian Empire approx. _______ B.C. Asia Minor 546 Athens came to help ________ fight. This.
The Persian Wars “If the Persians darken the sun, we’ll be able to fight in the shade.”
The Challenge of the Persians Greek History. Athens Upsets Persia Greeks Spread east and comes in contact with Persian Empire Ionian Greeks conquered.
Greek and Persian Influence on Each Other. The Persian Empire The Persian Empire under Cyrus expanded into modern Turkey, his son Cambyses added Egypt,
Persian Wars, Age of Pericles, Peloponnesian Wars.
Sparta. Living in Sparta Life was harsh and cruel One basic rule of law: Put Sparta’s needs above your own Sparta had a huge, powerful army Spartan citizens.
The Greeks. Persians had always tried to over take the Greek city- states. 546 BC, Cyrus took over the Ionians (colonies along Asia minor coast) Ionians.
Conflicts of Ancient Greece Persian Wars: Empire of Persia against the Greeks ○ Marathon ○ Thermopylae Peloponnesian War Series of Wars within the.
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