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§Middle East

§Modern Iran

Construction of Apadana (audience hall) of Darius and Xerxes, ceremonial complex, at (Parsa) Persepolis, Iran started by Darius I in the fourth year of his reign.



Zhou Jing Wang is the king of China.


Lucius Tarquinius Superbus is the king of Rome


Darius I of Persia (present Iran) invades Indus Valley. This Zoroastrian king shows tolerance for local religions.


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