Persepolis

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Persepolis
تخت جمشید
Gate of All Nations, Persepolis.jpg
Ruins o the Gate o Aw Naitions, Persepolis
Persepolis is locatit in Iran
Persepolis
Shawn within Iran
Location Marvdasht, Fars Province, Iran[1]
Coordinates 29°56′04″N 52°53′29″E / 29.93444°N 52.89139°E / 29.93444; 52.89139Coordinates: 29°56′04″N 52°53′29″E / 29.93444°N 52.89139°E / 29.93444; 52.89139
Teep Settlement
History
Bigger Darius I, Xerxes I an Artaxerxes I
Material Stane an wid
Foondit 6t century BC
Periods Achaemenid Empire
Culturs Persie
Events Nowruz, The 2,500 Year Celebration o the Persie Empire
Site notes
Condeetion In ruins
Management Iranian Govrenment
Public access Open
Offeecial name Persepolis
Teep Cultural
Criteria i, iii, vi
Designatit 1979 (3rd session)
Reference no. 114
State Pairty Iran
Region Asie-Paceefic

Persepolis (Greek, leeterally meanin "the Persie ceety"),[2] an aa kent as Takht-e-Jamshid (Modren Persie: تخت جمشید, leeterally meanin "the throne o Jamshid"), wis the ceremonial caipital o the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Google maps. "Location of Persepolis". Google maps. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  2. Michael Woods, Mary B. Woods (2008). Seven Wonders of the Ancient Middle East. Twenty-First Century Books. pp. 26–8.