• History of Oman

    Brief history of Oman summarized A look at the history of Oman, briefly. Oman Principles As early as 2,300 BC, Oman was recorded by the Sumerians of ancient Iraq as a rich source of copper. In ancient times, Oman was also a source of frankincense. After 500 BC, Oman was controlled by the Persian Empire based in what is now Iran. They were later ruled by other Iranian empires, the Parthians and the Sassanids. In the 7th century AD the people of Oman adopted Islam. At that point Iranian influence ended. In 1507 the Portuguese reached Oman by sea. The…

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