Sassanid Empire

The Sassanid Persian Empire is the last pre-Islamic Iranian empire. It was one of the two main powers in Western Asia for a period of more than 400 years (224-651).

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Bisotun: features remains from the prehistoric times to the Median, Achaemenid, Sassanian, and Ilkhanid periods
Derbent: Its defence structures were built by the Sassanians in the 5th century CE
Walled City of Baku: Maiden Tower "The site was believed to have used originally during the Sasanid era as a Zoroastrian temple" (wiki_

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