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Who were the Parthians? Iran – West Asian history

By |2018-04-07T17:04:48-07:00September 14th, 2017|History, West Asia|

Grasslands of Central Asia - the steppe that the Parthians came from Parthians invade Iran Around 300 BC, some new people invaded West Asia from the north. These people were called the Parthians. Like the Scythians, and like the Persians when they first came to West Asia, the Parthians were nomadic people. They travelled around Central Asia [...]

Hellenistic Greece – Greek history

By |2019-08-08T11:48:37-07:00July 7th, 2017|Greeks, History|

Hellenistic Greece: Alexander fights Darius at Issus (mosaic from Pompeii) Socrates and Plato After the Peloponnesian War was over, all the cities of Greece were worn out and poor. Many men went and fought for the Persians for money. But others tried to rebuild the cities. This was the time of the great [...]