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Persian Influence on Greco-Roman Culture He stands there examining a beautiful white column with perfect curves around it and an exquisite capital that shows detailed architecture He twists his head to the right just a bit to read the official description He is in the Louvre museum and a bit surprised He was expecting to read Pre-Hellenistic Greek Column but stunned he realizes that it says columns of Persepolis circa 500 BCE Thats surprising he says to himself I could have sworn that that one came from Greece Yes surprising As a matter of fact many things which are considered to have originated in Greece and are now known as Western culture art and architecture actually originated in the Middle East or more precisely in ancient Persia Most people dont know it but Persia was the center of the world before and during the Greco-Persian Wars 492-449 BC Greco-Persian Wars The whole world looked to Persia and everybody tried to model everything after the Persian way Even Greece copied Persia on some occasions In fact Greece before Alexander the Great was just a coalition of small kingdoms Persia the biggest empire to exist up that time was the world power controlled the way of thinking of the time and placed a deep mark into not only Greek thinking and culture but also the Western idea and life Many people do not realize it but much of todays culture can be found in ancient Persian literature art and architecture Much has been made of the Greco-Persian Wars and rightfully so The Greco-Persian Wars were a series of wars between the Persians and the Greek coalition The number of victories favored the Persians by far however the one event that mattered because it ended all Persian presence in Greece the battle of Platea was won by the Greeks This series of wars may very well be the event which most changed history single-handedly Considering
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