Don't listen to Rebelioner, he's a ugly uneducated Turk who is trying to spread lies about Persians, let me correct him.
First of all no ancient army has EVER had 1 000 000 soldiers in one battle.
Cyrus defeated 2/3 of the civilized world at that time, and the massagates weren't turks they were an
Northeastern Iranian people similar to the Scythians
Because Darius III was a bad general and the Persians were already dealing with the revolting Egyptians, Babylonians and Scythians in that time.
About the arabs, they weren't poorly armed. And they lost because they had a 200 years war with the Byzantine/Roman empire which left them exhausted after the war and they had no time to recover.
The Mongols didn't attack Persia, they attacked the Khawzerms (Tajikistan and Afghanistan), but the Persians from Esfahan were able to hold them off.
And the tactics of the Persians rebelioner is talking about is all lies. Aswell as the quote he said.
Zoroastrianism is a religion based on Good thoughts, good words and good deads not demonic, unlike the religions of the Turks islam which is all about stong and torturing women.
The Persians NEVER converted to Islam all the Zoroastrians were killed, and everyone were forced to worship Islam. AZERBAIJAN was not Turkish PROOF: AZARABADEGAN means FIRE KEEPER IN MIDDLE PERSIAN which proves that it was a Iranian city. Babak Khorramdin was 100% PERSIAN and not TURKISH, HE WAS BORN IN THE PERSIAN PROVINCE AZARABADEGAN WHICH WASNT TURKISH. He was a Zoroastrian and his last name was ''Khorramdin'' which means peaceful/happy person. And also Babak is a Persian name that originated from the founders of the Sassanid Empire.
This means that you're jealous of Persian history and that's why you try to steal it Haha good one
This is the language that they spoke:
It's Iranian you dumbass.
Rebelioner is a Persian hating Turk who is spreading hate and lies about Persians just because he probably got dumped by a Persian girl
Or beat up bad by a Persian Guy, He always runs away when I get into a argument with him, typical Turks.
He says he's telling the truth but all he does is lying and stepping away because he doesn't have anything to respond.
The Persians were very friendly and fair, the Empires they defeated could keep their religion and traditions, unlike the Turks/Mongols and Arabs, when they captured a empire they burned all houses, enslaved women, killed all men/children.
Oh and the Persians also liberated the Jews from babylonian captivity. And This Turk also mentions that Persians only fought weak empires, Please.
And many many more.
Those empires were NOT weak!
The Persians were outnumbered in almost every battle but won with decisive victories