What ethnicity are Persians?

Answer Persians form their own ethnic group. Persians make up the majority of the population in Iran. Other ethnic groups in Iran include Arabs, Turks and Kurds. Persian is also the language spoken by the... Read More »

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Who are the Persians?

Persians are descendants from the people that lived east of the Mesopotamian region until the sixth century B.C. The Persians were made up of different Indo-European tribes in this area, some nomad... Read More »

Who defeated the Persians?

The armies of Alexander the Great defeated the Persian Empire around 330 B.C. and conquered every province in Mesopotamia. One of the Persian generals murdered his emperor, Darius III, as the empir... Read More »

Information on the Persians?

Once considered the most powerful people in the world, Persians ruled the area known as Mesopotamia, and eventually all of its surrounding nations, from sixth to third century B.C. A people united ... Read More »

What country are Persians from?

The nomadic Persians resided in many regions throughout history. Originally from the Indo-European region, including areas of Greece and Rome, the Persians relocated and conquered many areas of Eur... Read More »