Persian influence on Greco-Roman Culture

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Persian Influence on Greco-Roman Culture He stands there, examining a beautiful white column, with perfect curves around it and an exquisite capital that shows detailed architecture. He twists his head to the right just a bit to read the official description. He is in the Louvre museum and a bit surprised. He was expecting to read "Pre-Hellenistic Greek Column," but stunned, he realizes that it says "columns of Persepolis, circa 500 B.C.E." "That's surprising", …

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…India, China and Japan. These games truly changed the world, but Persia is no longer credited as the creator of them, Europe is, and it is important to know that Persian culture had a great impact on Western culture. In conclusion, it easy to see that Greco-Western culture, art, and architecture have all evolved from ancient Persia, and, because these have been mimicked by Greece, roots of Persian influence can be readily found in Greco-Western.