Persepolis: Palace of the Persians

Lecture no. 8 from the course: The Architecture of Power: Great Palaces of the Ancient World

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Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 33 min | Categories: History

The lore of Persepolis includes the exploits of many great kings. Explore the great citadel at Persepolis with its famed flight of 111 steps leading to the Gate of All Nations, which held a set of wood and bronze doors standing 20 feet high. Learn of the spectacular stone masonry and powerful art filled with lions and mythological creatures.