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The palace of Persepolis has left ruins of considerable mass.History Of Ancient Civilization|Charles Seignobos
Grotefend had these inscriptions before him, and compared this formula with the inscriptions from Persepolis.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
Like its predecessor, Persepolis was situated in a plain, but in a plain of much larger dimensions and of far greater fertility.
Here was the great nail of audience, the counterpart of another at Persepolis.Expositor's Bible: Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther|Walter Adeney
In one direction they advanced to the Caspian, in the other southward along the Tigris to Persepolis.History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science|John William Draper
ancient capital of Persia, founded 6c. B.C.E. by Darius the Great; from Greek, literally "city of the Persians," from Perses "Persians" (see Persian) + -polis "city" (see polis). The modern Iranian name for the place is Takht-e-jamshid, literally "throne of Jamshid," a legendary king whose name was substituted when Darius was forgotten.