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Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis: Eastern Contexts of Greek Culture

Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis Traverses the ancient world's three great centres of cultural exchange - Babylonian Nineveh, Egyptian Memphis, and Iranian Persepolis - to situate classical Greece in its proper historical place, at the Western margin of a Near Eastern-Aegean cultural community that emerged in the Bronze Age and expanded westward in the first millennium BC. Full description

Important places

Persepolis (11)


Fars (20)


Iran (446)