Cyrus The Great: Kinuectic Engineering

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Persian Empire The Persian Empire was one of not just a great military conquering empire but one of immense beauty and technological engineering of it’s kind and age. This empire was built on engineering feats never before seen from roadways to canals, to even finding water and filter water from rocks Persia was also ruled by some of the greatest kings of all time, from Cyrus the Great to Darius the III. This vast empire was ruled all the way from North Africa to Northern India or otherwise know as Asia minor. One of the first kings of Persia was Cyrus the Great. Cyrus knew that one thing they needed to become one of the greatest empires of all time was to be able to channel water to there empire, so Cyrus was the first to come up with the first way of getting water out of rocks. Using nothing more than stone chisels, they used these chisels to make a breakthrough of underground irrigation canals called Kinuectics. Also Cyrus knew also to become one of the greatest empires he needed a capital city that would reflect the great empire of Persia. One of the greatest engineering feats of early time was to build a capital in…show more content…
Darius the III is know for losing the Persian empire. This king was defeated by Alexander the Great, not killed since Darius the III escaped during the battle and Alexander the great Actually burned down the city of Persepolis not for just being cruel but really done it as a symbolic gesture to let people know that the Persian empire was finally over, once and for all. After Darius the III was murdered by a close Ally, Alexander hunted down the murderers of Darius and killed them himself, which Alexander believed that only Kings were allowed to kill kings. Alexander even gave Darius a fantastic funeral and burial and even married his daughter and declared himself a acrmenian king of Persia, since he looked up to the Persian empire as one of the greatest with respect for the kings of

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