Sentence Examples


  • PERSEPOLIS, an ancient city of Persia, situated some 40 m.
  • Stolze's Persepolis (2 vols., Berlin, 1882).
  • In order to identify the graves of Persepolis we must bear in mind that Ctesias assumes that it was the custom for a king to prepare his own tomb during his lifetime.
  • The Romans knew as little about Istakhr as the Greeks had done about Persepolis - and this in spite of the fact that for four hundred years the Sassanians maintained relations, friendly or hostile, with the empire.
  • Stolze, Die Achaemenidischen und, Sassanidischen Denkmaler und Inschriften von Persepolis, &c. (1882); G.