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In Persian Empire

How did the Achaemenids maintain their empire?

By allowing local government to continue, with Persian provincialgovernors to ensure internal peace and provide external security,under the supervision of the king and his cou (MORE)
In Persian Empire

Did postal service help the Achaemenids maintain their empire?

It was a posting service, not a postal service. The postingstations provided relays of fresh horses for couriers to use topass important messages across the Empire. This land (MORE)
In Persian Empire

Achaemenids ruled Persia?

Yes. The first Achaemenid ruler was Cyrus II (The Great), who founded the Persian Empire by uniting the two original Iranian tribes, the Medes and the Persians in the 6th cent (MORE)