The year 465 B.C.

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April, 16, 465 B.C.:
Perspolis Becomes First Capital

It took 51 years to build Perspolis following an order by Dariush I. Perspolis became one of the greatest masterpieces of the antiquities at the peak of Persian Empire which had two more capitals in Susa and Ecbatana used for official and summer times respectively. The Persian Empire with more than ... Read Full Article:


August, 8, 465 B.C.:
Artaxerxes I Makrocheir Becomes King

After Xerxes was killed, his son Artaxerxes I Makrocheir from his wife Amestris ascends the throne. During his Xerxes' reign, the expansion of the empire came to an end. Gandara and Taxila in the far east were lost. Still, the Persian empire remained the strongest power on earth with strong cultural... Read Full Article:

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