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The Persian Empire remained prosperous and stable for two centuries till it fell in 330 B.C. When the aristocrats in charge of the Lydian treasury revolted, Cyrus had the rebels executed and their followers enslaved. The general Harpagus followed the conquest of Lydia by brutally laying siege to Greek settlements in Ionia, forcing quite a few to migrate to Italy and abandon entire cities. Finest of The New York Assessment he said, plus books, events, and other products of interest….