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By Parivash Jamzadeh

Alexander the nice s army crusade to overcome the Achaemenid empire incorporated a propaganda crusade to persuade the Iranians his kingship used to be suitable with their non secular and cultural norms. This crusade proved such a success that the overt reveal of Alexander s Iranian and Zoroastrian personal tastes alienated a few of his Greek and Macedonian allies. Parivash Jamzadeh exhibits how this unique propaganda fabric displayed a number of layers of Iranian affects. also she demonstrates that the studied assets don't constantly supply a correct account of the modern Iranian customs, and sometimes integrated old inaccuracies. essentially the most fascinating reveals during this research is the confusion of ancient resources that arose among the rivals Darius III and Alexander. Jamzadeh argues that the Iranian propaganda relating to Alexander the nice has contributed to this confusion."

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