The Persians is a 58-page, full colour textbook, suitable for use at Key Stage 3 onwards.
Each double-page spread focuses on a particular topic and provides a mini area of study for one, two or three lessons. 26 topics are presented, and they include the geography of Iran, sources of knowledge about the Persians, Cyrus' empire, Persepolis, the Ionian revolt, Xerxes' invasion of Greece, Alexander the Great, and the Parthians.
A free teacher's website is available to complement the student textbook. The website contains further information about each topic and ideas for teaching and learning activities.