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She was the first, after the king, to hurl her blazing torch into the palace.As the others all did the same, immediately the entire palace area was consumed, so great was the conflagration.It was most remarkable that the impious act of Xerxes, king of the Persians, against the acropolis at Athens should have been repaid in kind after many years by one woman, a citizen of the land which had suffered it, and in sport.” A freelance writer and former part-time Professor of Philosophy at Marist College, New York, Joshua J.Mark has lived in Greece and Germany and traveled through Egypt.He performed costly sacrifices to the gods and entertained his friends bountifully.While they were feasting and the drinking was far advanced, as they began to be drunken, a madness took possession of the minds of the intoxicated guests.
To create the level terrace, large depressions were filled with soil and heavy rocks which were then fastened together with metal clips; upon this ground the first palace at Persepolis slowly grew.
Darius made Parsa the new capital of the Persian Empire, instead of Pasargadae, the old capital and burial place of King Cyrus the Great.
Because of its remote location in the mountains, however, travel to Parsa was almost impossible during the rainy season of the Persian winter when paths turned to mud and so the city was used mainly in the spring and summer warmer seasons.
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