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It will add to knowledge of the Achaemenids (550-330 BCE), he said.
Sada holiday is a forerunner of Nowruz and this is the oldest tradition of the Tajik people, which has come down to us from the depth of ages, which dates back to the first Persian empire of the Achaemenids. The name of the holiday is connected with the numeral "Sad" means 100, because exactly 50 days pass from the beginning of this holiday to Nowruz, i.e.
He said that taxila was a meeting point of various cultures which include Achaemenids, Hellenistic, Mauryans, Indo-Greek, Kushan, Gupta, Huns and eventually the Muslims, said Arif, adding that different religions such as Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism had been practiced in Taxila.
Regional History and the Coin Finds From Assur: From the Achaemenids to the Nineteenth Century
What decisions would the Achaemenids have made without it?
He also notes that the kingdoms of the Hellenistic period represented a multipolar political order, unlike the preceding Achaemenids, who had pretensions of universal rule (31-32).
The Arabs point to Safawism as a 16th century ideology adopted by Persians to hide behind Shi'ism as a cover for their anti-Islam militancy and attempts to revive the Sassanid Persian Empire which was a successor to the Medo-Persian Achaemenids who at one ancient time had the world's biggest commonwealth (see the background of the Achaemenids and Sassanids and their pre-Islamic Zoroastrian religion in Google).
The first part of the book (Vergleichsperspektiven und systemtheoretischer Ansatz) discusses court systems, either at a great temporal and geographic distance from the Achaemenids but with an eye toward the theoretical (Hirsbiegel), or in close proximity in time or space (Lanfranchi, Jursa, Potts, and Coppola).
Safawis - like the Achaemenids, Parthians and Sassanids - have always sought to control the Gulf region.
Archaeological excavations conducted in past have shown it was built by the order of Cyrus the Great the founder of second Iranian dynasty, the Achaemenids (550-330 BCE) and left incomplete.
"The Art And Architecture Of Persia" commences with the Achaemenids and the Sasanian (who dominated pre-Islamic Persia) and proceeds down through the centuries covering each successive phase of Persia's traditional traditions.
Josef Wiesehofer provides a comprehensive survey of the Persian Empire under the Achaemenids, the Parthians and the Sasanians.