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The capital of the First Persian Empire. One of the largest masonry structures in the world, even today. Give the credit of it's merciless demolition to our good friend and amiable guy called Alexander (The so-called Great)
Persepolis means "City of the Persians" in Greek. The ruins are near modern Shiraz, Iran
by silly dumb December 12, 2007
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A fantastic graphic novel written by Marjane Satrapi based on her experiences growing up during and in the aftermath of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Also made into an equally great animated film.
Usually Persepolis turns out to be required reading in school that is actually enjoyable
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An ancient city that was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire; now in ruins.
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