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Achaemenids

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Achaemenids, Persian dynasty that dominated much of West Asia during the 6th-4th centuries B.C. The outstanding rulers were Cyrus the Great, Darius I, and Xerxes I. It ended when Alexander the Great defeated Darius III in 330.

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