Detailed map of the Persian empire (around 1700), extending from the Black Sea, Khasikstan and Turkistan in the North to the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Euphrates and the Mediterranean in the South, showing a part of Cyprus

Detailed map of the Persian empire (around 1700), extending from the Black Sea, Khasikstan and Turkistan in the North to the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Euphrates and the Mediterranean in the South, showing a part of Cyprus

Persian Empire - map & kings of Persia (Iran). Timeline at http://bradbeaman.wordpress.com/2007/11/01/bible-timeline-persian-kings-period/.

Persian Empire - map & kings of Persia (Iran). Timeline at http://bradbeaman.wordpress.com/2007/11/01/bible-timeline-persian-kings-period/.

The Persian Empire when it was at its greatest moment, over one thousand years before this map was made.

The Persian Empire when it was at its greatest moment, over one thousand years before this map was made.

For more information on the Great Empires of Mankind visit: http://www.greatmilitarybattles.com/

For more information on the Great Empires of Mankind visit: http://www.greatmilitarybattles.com/

Map of the Persian Empire during Queen Esther and King Xerxes reign (see Bible, Book of Esther).

Map of the Persian Empire during Queen Esther and King Xerxes reign (see Bible, Book of Esther).

The Persians worked on increasing trade through their kingdom instead of destroying local economies for their own gain. Standardizing weights, developing official coinage, and implententing universal law were all parts of what they did for trade.

The Persians worked on increasing trade through their kingdom instead of destroying local economies for their own gain. Standardizing weights, developing official coinage, and implententing universal law were all parts of what they did for trade.

Iran Politics Club: Iran Historical Maps 10: Qajar Persian Empire, Qajar Kingdom, Pahlavi Kingdom

Iran Politics Club: Iran Historical Maps 10: Qajar Persian Empire, Qajar Kingdom, Pahlavi Kingdom

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