At its peak in 480 BCE, the Persian Empire included 44% of the world’s population, the highest percentage of any empire in history.
I wonder why the persian empire is so under represented by historian
We learn about pythagore but not about Khwarsimi who introduced algebra in Europe (!)
When talking about great ancient empires, the Roman and Greek Empires usually dominate the conversation.Yes, they have created legacies that legends are written from, but before them the Persians had the greatest influence and in many ways influenced these other more well known great empires.
The Persians are known for their rugs. These beautiful pieces of art can be seen in many homes and public buildings the world over. Their music and their art can take your breath away. Though you might not own a valuable Persian rug, the impact of the Persian culture is a lot more common in your lives than you think.