The Ancient City of Persepolis
Lecture no. 11 from the course: 30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World
Taught by Professor Diana K. McDonald | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
Turn to the Persian Empire, one of the grandest civilizations in the ancient world. Survey the history of Persia from King Cyrus to Alexander the Great, then study the city of Persepolis. Its construction, its palaces, and its many relief sculptures all showed the breadth and power of the king.