Ancient Persia Crossword

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QUESTIONS LIST: LYDIA : Cyrus II conquered the Chaldean and the _________ empires., ROAD : Darius kept the empire connected by building and maintaining a _________ system., CENTRALIZED : To govern the whole empire, Darius set up a _____________ government., ALEXANDER : Ruler who blended some Persian customs with Greek culture., IMMORTALS : The king's own special military force was called the ______________., GREECE : Won the Battle of Marathon., MARATHON : A race of 26.2 miles., CYRUS : Ruler who showed tolerance to his subjects by letting them keep their own customs and religious beliefs., PERSIA : Won the Battle of Thermopylae, RENDERING : An interpretation, GREECE : Won the Battle of Salamis., COMMON CURRENCY : What encouraged trade during the rule of Darius? (two words), HERODOTUS : The quotation "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" was written by _____________., ZOROASTER : Founder of the main religion of Ancient Persia., SATRAPY : A Persian province., DARIUS : Ruler of the Persian Empire at its greatest size and power., MAGI : Priests in Persian Empire., AHASUERUS : Hebrew name for Xerxes.