Persian Empire. The World’s First Superpower. Objectives. Students will discover who shaped the growth and organization of the Persian Empire. Students will explore the main teachings of Zoroastrianism. Students will identify the most significant cultural achievements of the Persians
The World’s First Superpower
Cyrus Cylinder has also been claimed to be an early "human rights charter"
Many archaeologists consider Persepolis (capital) the greatest example of Persian architecture.