Founded by Darius I in 518 B.C., Persepolis was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It was built on an immense half-artificial, half-natural terrace, where the king of kings created an impressive palace complex inspired by Mesopotamian models. The importance and quality of the monumental ruins make it a unique archaeological site.
LICENSING: for inquiries about licensing or requests for CD/DVD copies of this material, please contact the publisher or the author directly. You may also wish to consult our FAQs 6 to 9