Pre-Islamic Period in Iran

Prehistoric Iran

the land of buried civilizations

Ancient Civilizations in Iran The archeologists have discovered many vivid traces of pre-historical and historical…

The Elamites

a glance to glory of ancient Iran

The Elamites The Elamite is the name of a race other than the Aryans who lived in the west and southwest of Iran and…

The Median Empire

the first organized government in Iran

The Median Median empire is the first organized government in Iran that was established around 708BC by Diocese. The capital…

Achaemenid Empire

the first and the greatest Persian civilization

Achaemenid Empire The first and the greatest Persian empire in the world was the Achaemenid empire, founded in 550 BC by…

The Seleucid Empire

the Hellenistic Iran

The Seleucids The only Greek dynasty in Iran was the Seleucid dynasty, who ruled Iran for about 80 years. In the year 330…

The Parthians

the ancient horse-warriors

The Parthians The second Iranian Dynasty was the Parthian Empire that ruled Iran and neighboring countries for about…

The Sassanids

the last pre-Islamic Empire

The Sassanid The second Persian empire, was founded in the year 224 AD by Ardeshir papakan, who named the empire as…