Audio books about the

Achaemenid Empire mp3s, ogg files



 Herodotus' Histories Book 3


 Cambyses II of Persia's (son of Cyrus II and king of Persia)

 attack on Egypt, and the defeat of the Egyptian king Psammetichus III.


Cambyses's abortive attack on EthiopiaThe madness of Cambyses.


The good fortune of Polycrates king of Samo sPeriander, the king of Corinth and Corcyra


 The revolt of the two Magi in Persia and the death of Cambyses


The conspiracy of the seven to remove the Magi


The rise of Darius I of Persia.The twenty satrapies


 Anabasis by Xenophon




History of the Persian Empire in a nutshell

mp3 14 minutes English


Perserreich  Deutsch  mp3  text


  Dynastie Perse   Français   mp3  text


Impero Persiano   Italiano  mp3   text


阿契美尼德帝國   中文  mp3  text


ペルシア帝国  日本語  mp3   text


Imperium Perskie  Polski   mp3  text



  Persian Empire

Royal Line


 The Seleucid Empire

323 - 60 B.C