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
Sassanid Archaeological Landscape
Takht-e Soleyman
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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