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The mystery of Greek fire

Heritage Daily 18 Jun 2021
Greek fire was an incendiary weapon invented by the Byzantine Empire during the 7th century AD, that gave the Byzantines a technological advantage during naval and land battles ... The invention of Greek fire came at a critical period when the Empire was weakened by wars with the Sassanids of Persia ... Use of a hand-siphon – Public Domain.
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This Day in History (June 14)

Kayhan 13 Jun 2021
He next went to the Caucasus, visiting Armenia and Georgia, and his interest in the eastern origins of civilization eventually led him to Iran (Persia), where he focused on the significance of Shush (ancient Susa), the capital of the Elamite Empire, to retrace the routes of the Assyrian campaigns.
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The Curzonian imprint on Indian foreign policy

Hindustan Times 12 Jun 2021
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2021 07.22 PM IST ... In his time, the Russian Empire bore down on Persia and Afghanistan to the north while France pushed westward from Siam into Burma ... While tending to oppose the expansion of formal empire, Curzon nevertheless saw that India needed to compete vigorously for positive influence in these regions ... ....
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Mohan Guruswamy | It’s not for India to clean up the Afghanistan mess

Deccan Chronicle 08 Jun 2021
This is quite nonsensical ... India has Pakistan as its buffer ... Afghanistan only emerged as a country of sorts in the mid-18th century, when Ahmad Khan, later Ahmad Shah, leader of the Abdali contingent in the Persian army of Nadir Shah, carved out a buffer zone between Persia and a crumbling Mughal empire in the Indian subcontinent ... km ... km ... ....
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How Queen Artemisia I Won the Admiration of the King of Persia

Ancient Origins 06 Jun 2021
Caria was an ancient Hellenistic district of Anatolia, or Asia Minor, over which Persia took control around 546 BC. During the first years of the 5th century BC, a Carian revolt against King Darius I, the third Iranian King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire, failed.
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Mr. President, please take note of the Iranian people’s historical will!

Press TV 01 Jun 2021
By Marziyeh Kaffash. Men said to them. “A great army is gathering against you.” And frightened them ... They said ... —Sura Al Imran 3.173 ... A look at Iran’s ancient history and the trajectory of the nation’s demands show a steady movement of the population in the land of Persia toward the holy religion of Islam since the fall of the Sassanid Empire in 561 AD.
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Secrets of Viking-age hoard revealed as it goes on public display

AOL 27 May 2021
“Our vessel has non-Christian symbolism on it and in particular there is a central icon which is a Zoroastrian fire altar and Zoroastrianism was the state religion of the Sasanian empire, which is much further to the east in central Asia, what was Persia and is modern day Iran, ...
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This Day in History (May 22)

Kayhan 21 May 2021
Although, Alexander, who died in 323 BC, styled himself “Shahanshah” (king of kings) and adopted elements of Persian dress and customs, he destroyed the cultural heritage of Persia, and terrorized the whole empire – at times slaughtering all males and selling into slavery women and children of cities that resisted his assaults.
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How fortune tellers became go-to people for business tycoons

Korea Times 14 May 2021
gettyimagesbank. Seeking counseling from soothsayers is not a Korea-specific phenomenon. By Kang Hyun-kyung ... gettyimagesbank ... "King Croesus of Lydia consulted the oracle at Delphi about attacking Persia, and was advised, 'If you cross the river, a great empire will be destroyed.' Croesus crossed the river but it was his own empire that was destroyed.".
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Sachs’ ‘The Ages of Globalization’

The Manila Times 13 May 2021
“The great empires of the age - Assyria, Persia, Greece, Rome, India, China, and later the Ottoman and Mongolian empires — competed for glory, beliefs, wealth, and power with an unprecedented level of ambition.” Then came “a pivotal moment in human history,” the sixth era — The Ocean Age (1500 to 1800).
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Mughal army 112233

Web Hosting Talk 11 May 2021
Nadir Shah returned to Persia after three months, leaving a destroyed city and a weakened Mughal empire to ...
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capital Shahjahanabad 112233

Web Hosting Talk 11 May 2021
Nadir Shah returned to Persia after three months, leaving a destroyed city and a weakened Mughal empire to Muhammad Shah..09 The internal weakness of the Mughal Empire made the Mughals only titular rulers of Delhi, ... Nadir Shah returned to Persia after three months, leaving a ...
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The imperial 112233

Web Hosting Talk 11 May 2021
Nadir Shah returned to Persia after three months, leaving a destroyed city and a weakened Mughal empire to Muhammad Shah..09 The internal weakness of the Mughal Empire made the Mughals only titular rulers of Delhi, ... Nadir Shah returned to Persia after three months, leaving a ...
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Stream of Paradise 112233

Web Hosting Talk 11 May 2021
Nadir Shah returned to Persia after three months, leaving a destroyed city and a weakened Mughal empire to Muhammad Shah..09 The internal weakness of the Mughal Empire made the Mughals only titular rulers of Delhi, ... Nadir Shah returned to Persia after three months, leaving a ...
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Total War: 10 Easiest Factions To Play In The Grand Campaign

Game Rant 07 May 2021
Empire ... The British can also rely upon their burgeoning colonial empire to aid them both militarily and economically ... The lands of the tottering Seleucid Empire are another potential option too ... The Sassanid Empire is the powerhouse of Persia and the most direct rival to the Eastern Roman Empire ... As such, the Sassanid Empire's economy is quite robust.
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