These were the Pasargadae, the Maraphians, and the Maspians.
The earliest Persian palace, of which but scanty remains have been found, was built at Pasargadae by Cyrus.
Curtius tells us that 6,000 talents were captured at Pasargadae.
In his constructions at Pasargadae he combined massiveness with elegance, and manifested a taste at once simple and refined.
Defeated again and again, the Persians in their last refuge at Pasargadae are reduced to the greatest distress.
My old nurse, Stephanion, whom my father brought a captive from Sinope to Pasargadae.
The tomb of the famous Cyrus was in the royal park at Pasargadae, and around it a grove of all kinds of trees had been planted.
The heir to the throne repaired to Pasargadae, to receive consecration from the Magi there.
Meanwhile Cyrus and Oebares after a brave struggle had been compelled to retire to Pasargadae.
If the Achæmenids were the heads of the tribe of the Pasargadae, the other tribes would have chiefs also.