The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BC.It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture.For over a year we have planned a trip to Iran and looked forward to visiting the ancient city of Persepolis.We start early in the morning in a minibus with a private driver and guide and drive north from Shiraz. They cleared most of the site, found a number of inscriptions on stone and glazed tiles and numerous objects, and parts of two archives of Elamite tablets, and transferred them to Chicago and other places.
Persepolis Rising is the upcoming seventh novel in The Expanse series.
Although Iranian officials have already made efforts to restore the site, Persepolis’ situation is still worrying and it might lose its UNESCO World Heritage status if efforts to restore the site fail.
PERSEPOLIS (called Taḵt-e Jamšid “Jamšid’s Throne” in Persian), the ruined monuments of the acropolis of the city of Pārsa, the dynastic center of the Achaemenid Persian kings, located in the plain of Marvdašt, some 57 km northeast of Shiraz. The trend continued in subsequent decades, culminating with the invaluable studies of Mark Garrison and Margaret C.
Japan will lend a hand to restore the ruins of Persepolis, one of Iran‘s most famous world heritage sites.
Persepolis (literally meaning “The city of Persians”) was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 60 km northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran.