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Persia, Iowa is located in Harrison County. Zip codes in Persia, IA include 51563. More Persia information.

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Islamic expansion, Sassanid collapse, and Byzantine decline

Islam emerged on the Arabian Peninsula in the seventh century. The religion won many converts and expanded dramatically.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

TrekEarth

within the walls of the Castle

This photo was taken inside the Castle of Leros during the rehearsal of a theatrical group that came from Athens to give a performance of The Persians by Aeschylus.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

OUPblog

Not learning from history: unwinnable wars and nation building, two millennia ago

Recent events in Iraq, as the militant group ISIS strives to establish an Islamic state in the country that threatens to undo everything that western involvement achieved there after 9/11, illustrates well the volatility of the entire region and the interplay of religion and politics.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Examiner.com

June 24, 2014 DVD, Blu-ray and 3D: '300: Rise of an Empire' and exclusives

The blood-soaked ancient battles of the Greeks and Persians take to the sea in 300: Rise of an Empire , the new chapter of the epic saga.

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Tue Jun 03, 2014

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HANDEL: Belshazzar

William Christie approaches the imperial theme of Handel's dramatic oratorio Belshazzar with the launch of his own new media empire, featuring recordings, literary commissions and musical editions by Les Arts Florissants, the ensemble the harpsichordist/conductor founded in 1979.

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