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Empire Building. Babylonians, Assyrians, and Persians Struggle for a Legacy. Empire: when one ruler controls several peoples, nations, or independent states. -Benefits -Challenges -Often try to show glory through architecture. Pyramids of Giza. Babylonian Empire. Hammurabi’s Code Pillar.

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Empire building

Empire Building

Babylonians, Assyrians, and Persians Struggle for a Legacy


Empire when one ruler controls several peoples nations or independent states

Empire: when one ruler controls several peoples, nations, or independent states

-Benefits

-Challenges

-Often try to show glory through architecture


Pyramids of giza

Pyramids of Giza


Babylonian empire

Babylonian Empire


Hammurabi s code pillar

Hammurabi’s Code Pillar

Can be seen at the Louvre


Sargon of akkad

Sargon of Akkad


Assyrians

Assyrians


The hanging gardens of babylon

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon


Glazed brick lions

Glazed Brick Lions


Persian empire cyrus the great

Persian Empire:Cyrus the Great

This is the world of Cyrus king of Persia: The Lord the God of heaven has given me all the kingdoms of the earth, and he himself has charged me to build him a house at Jerusalem in Judah. To every man of his people now among you I say, God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem in Judah, and rebuild the house of the Lord the God of Israel, the God whose city is Jerusalem.

-Ezra 1:2-3


Persian empire at its peak under darius

Persian Empire at its peak under Darius


The royal road

The Royal Road


Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism

  • Zoroaster

  • Ahura Mazda

  • Ahriman

  • Judgment Day

  • People control own fate


Statue of zeus at olympus

Statue of Zeus at Olympus


Temple of artemis at ephesus

Temple of Artemis at Ephesus


Mausoleum at halicarnassus

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus


Pharos of alexandria

Pharos of Alexandria


Colossus of rhodes

Colossus of Rhodes


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