Iran. BY CADET BONNIE. Location. Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan . Slightly larger than Alaska. rugged, mountainous rim; high, central basin with deserts, mountains; small, discontinuous plains along both coasts .
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BY CADET BONNIE
Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan
Slightly larger than Alaska
rugged, mountainous rim; high, central basin with deserts, mountains; small, discontinuous plains along both coasts
7th century BC: Media a Great Power.Around 600 BC: Zarathustra lives in eastern Iran.6th century BC: Persians win the whole of Iran and the Middle East (under kings like Cyrus 2, Kambyses, Dareios 1). The Persian Empire rules from the capital Perspolis.5th century BC Wars against the Greeks. Land is gained all the way to the Ægian Sea.4th century BC: The structure of the state dissolves.330 BC: Alexander the Great warfare subjugates the northern and most populated parts of Iran.
324 BC: The returning campaign of Alexander's takes control over the southern parts of Iran.3rd century BC: After years of fighting at the aftermath of Alexander, the Partians become the new rulers, and their kingdom becomes one of the big powers in the Middle East.225 AD: Kingdom of the Sassinids, a new grand era. Zoroastrianism becomes the state religion.630s, 640s:Arabs conquer Iran. From this time on, the people of Iran are slowly converting into Islam.
mostly arid or semiarid, subtropical along Caspian coast