Ancient Persia and the Persian Empire
The Persian Empire rose to power quickly under Cyrus the Great. At the time of the Persian Wars, the Ionians and Egypt were under Persian dominion.
Regionally adapted arms, armor, equipment
This is a discussion that came up in another thread -- We were talking about how armor would be affected by extreme weather conditions like cold and...
Preview: Achaemenid Persia
Preview: Hakamanishiya Pars http://www.riseofpersia.com/screenshots/icons/persia.png Hey guys; The last time we showed a faction preview was a long time ago, and it's about time we'd show you another one. This preview, which features Hakamanishiya Pars (Achaemenid Persia), is one of the last before we release our public beta. The beta will feature six fully playable factions: The Pandyan Empire, Athenai, Makedon, Sakae, Kemetic Empire and last but certainly not least: Achaemenid
Persian cavalry armour by Merlkir on DeviantArt
My reconstruction of an armour shown in a sarcophagus found in Canakkale in Turkey. It's probably wrong, but I just don't buy a few things people see in... Persian cavalry armour