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The Game of chess develops in Persia

2000 BC

Cyrus overthrows Croesus of Lydia

556 BC

Cyrus of Persia sacks Babylon and frees the Jews

539 BC

Cambyses becomes king of Persia

530 BC

Cambyses dies and civil War erupts in Persia

522 BC

Mithraism is born in Bactria

175 BC

the last Persian Seljuq ruler dies and Seljuq power collapses in Iran

1194