18th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of by JACOB BEAN

By JACOB BEAN

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C. c. 46 consuming Cyrus' last twenty years. In this period, Cyrus and his advisors developed and centralized their military goals, and for jurisdiction and taxation centralized their political efforts toward the rapidly emerging imperial bureaucracy. The Persian conquest of Media also gave Cyrus nominal control over the northern regions of Urartu, which the Persians called Armenia, and the Cappadocian territories of western Asia Minor. These territories and the eastern Indo-Iranian provinces of Hyrkania and Parthia, also under nominal Median sway, now required Persian military control and incorporation into the emerging Achaemenid imperial system.

52 could not displace either the Aryan blood-ties or the developing doctrines of Zarathustrianism between the Medes and Persians. Nevertheless, the earlier political and cultural ties between Anshan and Elam remained strong; thus, the Elamites stood third among the ethnic groups in the empire. 35 The Achaemenid kings, however, called themselves the Kings of Anshan or Parsa, and not of Elam co-equally with the Elamites as before. 36 Cyrus' positive military ties with the Medes closely linked the two ethnic groups.

49 Then, about fifty years after Xerxes' attack and perhaps to the month, the Athenians built in their agora a stoa dedicated to Zeus Eleutherios, a shrine to Athenian "freedom", where an old shrine to that god had stood, which the Persians destroyed. "51 Fifty-five years after the battle at Salamis, the Athenians could recall vividly that Xerxes had campaigned to incorporate mainland Greece into his empire as the new satrapy of Ionia (Yauna). , Aristophanes presented upon the 45 Denys Page, Poetae Melici Graeci (Oxford 19(2), nos.

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