PERSEPOLIS (TAKHT-E JAMSHID)
Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It is situated 60 kilometers northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran.
legendary city of Persepolis is the former capital of Darius the Great and founded in 512 BC. There was no more impressive construction in the ancient world, except perhaps Karnak in Egypt,
The center of the great Persian Empire, ceremonial capital of the Achaemenians, and the showpiece of Achaemenian art, Persepolis (Capital of Persia in Greek) is a historic site in Fars Province, 60 km to the northeast of Shiraz.
Iranians call it Takht-e Jamshid (The throne of Jamshid), Jamshid being the first, probably mythical, ruler of Iran. This magnificent court was the summer residence of the Achaemenid emperors and their official reception quarters.
Title: Takht e Jamshid #2
Technique: Acrylic on Canvas
Year Painted: 2014
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