Flashcards - Ancient Persia Overview

Flashcards - Ancient Persia Overview
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Cyrus the Great
Cyrus II of Persia , commonly known as Cyrus the Great"‰ and also called Cyrus the Elder by the Greeks, was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire
satrap
Satraps were the governors of the provinces of the ancient Median and Achaemenid Empires and in several of their successors, such as the Sasanian Empire and the Hellenistic empires
social structure
In the social sciences, social structure is the patterned social arrangements in society that are both emergent from and determinant of the actions of the individuals
Old Persian
The Old Persian language is one of the two directly attested Old Iranian languages

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