Ancient Asian History tells the stories of Asian nations of the ancient world. Explore ancient Asian history and culture in this channel.
Asia is made up of many unique and very different cultures. Learn about them one-by-one in the Asian History by Country Channel.
How did Ancient Asian cultures develop as they emerged from ancient times? The Post-Ancient Asian history section traces the development of Asian history as its nations moved into the modern world.
Iran is the native name for Persia. In 1935 the shah (king), Riza Khan Pahlavi, insisted the country be called “Iran” by other nations.
Babylonia, an ancient country that occupied the area of southwestern Asia that is now Iraq.
Asia is the birthplace of all the earliest known civilizations except that of Egypt; of most of the great language families; and of all the great religions.