What weapons did the Persian Immortals use?

What weapons did the Persian Immortals use?

"The Persian Immortals were the special forces of the ancient world. They were trained from the age of five to do nothing but kill and destroy other soldiers."...
Persian Immortal
WeaponsSagaris, Spear (Persian), Bow and Arrow (Persian), Chariot Scythe
OriginPersian Empire

Who is the only commander to defeat Cyrus the Great?

By Herodotus's account, Cyrus the Great's Army was defeated, by Ctesias's account he won the battle with the help of a Scythian tribe.

What did Persian King Darius I do?

Darius I (Old Persian Dârayavauš): king of ancient Persia, whose reign lasted from 522 to 486. He seized power after killing king Gaumâta, fought a civil war (described in the Behistun inscription), and was finally able to refound the Achaemenid empire, which had been very loosely organized until then.

Did Darius conquer Greece?

The Persian king Darius first attacked Greece in 490 BC, but was defeated at the Battle of Marathon by a mainly Athenian force. This humiliation led to the attempt to conquer Greece in 480-479 BC. The invasion was led by Xerxes, Darius's son.

Which Persian king invaded Greece?

king Darius the Great

How many soldiers did Sparta?

3,584 men