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).

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
LocationMarvdasht, Fars Province, Iran[1]
Coordinates29°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
TeepSettlement
History
BiggerDarius I, Xerxes I an Artaxerxes I
MaterialStane an wid
Foondit6t century BC
PeriodsAchaemenid Empire
CultursPersie
EventsNowruz, The 2,500 Year Celebration o the Persie Empire
Site notes
CondeetionIn ruins
ManagementIranian Govrenment
Public accessOpen
Offeecial namePersepolis
TeepCultural
Criteriai, iii, vi
Designatit1979 (3rd session)
Reference no.114
State PairtyIran
RegionAsie-Paceefic

ReferencesEedit

  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.