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Darius the Great - Jacob Abbott

Darius the Great

Author Jacob Abbott

  • Published: 1879-10-31
  • Category: Ancient

Description

Darius the Great was the third king of the Persian Achaemenid Empire. He ruled the empire at its peak, when it included much of West Asia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, parts of the Balkans, portions of north and northeast Africa including Egypt eastern Libya, coastal Sudan, Eritrea, as well as most of Pakistan, the Aegean Islands and northern Greece/Thrace-Macedonia.