World Empires

Battle of Gaugamela Part 3

Battle of Gaugamela Part 3

Battle of Gaugamela Part 3 Then they also captured the other main city of Susa. Their next target was the ancient capital of Iran, “Persipolis”, the remains of which still exist today, sixty-one kilometers north of the Iranian city of Shiraz. There was an army of about twenty seven thousand …

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Battle of Gaugamela Part 1

Battle of Gaugamela Part 1

Battle of Gaugamela Part 1 After the defeat at the Battle of Essus in 333 BCE , half of the Iranian Empire was taken away. Alexander the Greek occupied present day Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Egypt . But the Iranian Achaemenid Empire still existed from Iraq to Balochistan. His …

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