Persia's Zoroaster, the First Prophet
A History of Mankind (45)
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The Persians of the 2nd millennium BC were some of the least successful steppe charioteers ever.
They had conquered northern parts of the Iranian plateau – around the Alborz mountains just south of the Caspian Sea – that may have been only spars…
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