Darius i:The Great Persia 522 B.C.E

By: Aaron G. Ashton C. Jeremy R.

What was he great for?

-Darius undertook a number of campaigns for the purpose of strengthening his frontiers and checking the incursions of nomadic tribes.

- In 519 bc he attacked the Scythians east of the Caspian

Sea and a few years later conquered the Indus Valley.

-During his reign, ambitious and far-sighted projects were undertaken to promote imperial trade and commerce.

-created unity among the Persians

Passed his legacy to his son Xerxes I

Died in Persis in October 486 BCE.