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  History of Iran: Cyrus The Great
A new wind was blowing from the east, carrying away the cries and humility of defeated and murdered victims, extinguishing the fires of sacked cities, and liberating nations from slavery.
Cyrus was upright, a great leader of men, generous and benelovent.
Cyrus the Great: The decree of return for the Jews, 539 BCE
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 The Father and Liberator; Cyrus the Great - (CAIS)
Pahlavi II delivesr his speech at the 2500 anniversary of the Iranian monarchy at the mausoleum of Cyrus the Great in 1971.
Cyrus the Great is famed as a triumphant conqueror, a superb warrior, and the founder of the greatest empire the world has ever seen.
Cyrus was also eulogized by many other writers and his actual or legendary exploits were used as moral instruction or as a source of inspiration for political philosophies.
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  Persian Period in Anatolia and Asia Minor
Cyrus was an able soldier and a great statesman and he was also a merciful king, one of his deeds was to grant the Jews to return from their exile in Babylon to their home land in Israel and rebuild the temple of Solomon.
Cyrus' main target was to expand his borders towards west and to control the main harbors of the Mediterranean and trading roads from east to west.
Darius the great (reigned 522 to 486 BCE.) was the son of the noble Hystaspes who was the satrap of Parthia and a member of royal family and Achaemenid dynasty.
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  Cyrus II of Persia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cyrus II the Great (circa 576 - July, 529 BC) was a king of Persia, famous for both his military prowess and his mercy.
Cyrus had two sons: Cambyses and Smerdis, as well as several daughters, of whom Atossa is significant in the eyes of posterity, since she married Darius I of Persia and was mother of Xerxes I of Persia.
Reconstruction of the Tomb of Cyrus the Great
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Cyrus the Great himself claimed that he was “the son of Cambyses, the great king, king of Anshan, grandson of Cyrus, the great king, king of Anshan, great-grandson of Teispes, the great king, king of Anshan” (see iv, below; l 20; Berger, p.
As Cyrus the Great was born in 600 b.c.e.
The tomb of Cyrus is generally identified with a small stone monument approximately 1 km southwest of the palaces of Pasargadae, in the center of the Morg@a@b plain.
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 9th Century BC ­ 330 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: )
553-530 BC - Reign of Cyrus II (the Great).
547- 540- BC Cyrus II defeats Lydia and Bablyon, extending his empire from Iranian plateau in the east to the Mediterranean in the West.
530 BC Cyrus II is killed in battle against the Massagetaes.
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 Cyrus the Great. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
B.C., king of Persia, founder of the greatness of the Achaemenids and of the Persian Empire.
Cyrus’ objectives were to gain power over the Mediterranean coast, secure Asia Minor, and civilize the east.
Cyrus was admired as a liberator rather than a conqueror, because he respected the customs and religions of each part of his vast empire.
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 Cyrus the Great Summary
Cyrus the Great (reigned 550-530 BC) was the founder of the Persian Empire.
Cyrus had two sons: Cambyses and Smerdis, as well as several daughters, of whom Atossa is significant, as she later married Darius the Great and was mother of Xerxes I of Persia.
Cyrus' conquests began a new era in the age of empire building where a vast superstate, comprising many dozens of countries, races, and languages, were ruled under a single administration headed by a central government in Persia.
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 Iransaga - Cyrus the Great, The Phenomenon
Cyrus (Kourosh in Persian; Kouros in Greek) is regarded as one of the most outstanding figures in history.
As an administrator Cyrus' insight was great, and he showed himself both intelligent and reasonable, and thereby made his rule easier than that of his previous conquerors.
Cyrus the Great, came to power after deposing the Median king Astyages in 550 BC.
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 New Life Wesleyan Church - King Nebuchadnezzar
Cyrus II/ "the Great" (Medo-Persian Empire), 580-529 BC Cyrus (580-529 BC) was the first Achaemenian King.
Cyrus was killed in a battle in 529 BC (his tomb).
A great administrator, he established land and sea routes, a postal service, an offices of justice, a police force, and a regular system of taxation.
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 Biographies: Cyrus the Great :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
Cyrus did much while in Babylon, among those things he declared himself “King of Babylon and King of the Land”, he also declared that all of the slave peoples, in particular the Jewish people held captive in Babylon were to be set free and were to be allowed to return to there own country.
Cyrus believed that everyone in his empire was to be allowed to have all of their rights, all of their customs intact, they only had to offer the occisonal tribute to the Great King, as Cyrus began calling himself.
Cyrus had ordered before his death that a few words be inscribed on his tomb, people today can still read it, and it reads “Passer-by, I am Cyrus the Great, I have given the Persians an empire and I have ruled over Asia.
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 Cambyses (part one)
Cambyses was the oldest son of Cyrus the Great, the first king of the Achaemenid empire (559-530).
However, the great king was not in the position to be present when the Babylonians celebrated the Akitu festival.
Cyrus fell in a battle against the Massagetes in the last weeks of 530; the last letter that is dated to his reign was written in November.
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 Detail Page
Cyrus—sometimes called Cyrus the Great or Cyrus II—was the grandson of a prior King Cyrus and son of King Cambyses.
The domain that Cyrus had seized was one of the three great powers of western Asia; the others were the kingdoms of Lydia and Babylonia.
Later Cyrus seized the city of Babylon and its empire—in effect avenging the Babylonian subjugation of the Jews—a triumph for which he is praised in the Old Testament book of Isaiah.
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Cyrus is to subdue nations, meaning that Isaiah foresees a day when the Persian Empire, under Cyrus, will conquer the Babylonian Empire and the many nations which made it up.
Cyrus began a policy of restoring the Jews to their original homeland (and other nations to theirs as well).
Cyrus issued his decree and built the governmental framework under which his successors would continue his policies (the rebuilding progress would take several generations).
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 PersianDNA™  [CYRUS THE GREAT] The Great Persian Empire.
Cyrus succeeded in overthrowing his grandfather and became the ruler of the united Medes and Persians....
It describes how the baby Cyrus, abandoned in the woods by a shepherd, is fed by a dog until the shepherd returns with his wife and takes the infant into their care.
"The tomb of Cyrus the Great at Pasargade"
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 Old Persian Texts
Ariaramnes, the Great King, King of Kings, King in Persia, son of Teispes the King, grandson of Achaemenes.
Cyrus the Great King, son of Cambyses the King, an Achaemenian.
Great Ahuramazda, the greatest of the gods -- he created Darius the King, he bestowed upon him the kingdom, good, possessed of good charioteers, of good horses, of good men...
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 Cyrus (II) the Great
He was killed while campaigning in Central Asia, and was succeeded by his son Cambyses II.
Cyrus probably founded the Immortals and spear-bearers, and may have been the first to organize an effective force of Persian cavalry.
The historian Xenophon gave an idealized portrait of him in his book Cyropaedeiq, and he became a model of the ideal ruler for the Greeks.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0066742.html   (310 words)

 Cyrus the Great: People/Characters of the Bible: Bible Picture Tour
Cyrus the Great was perhaps the greatest and best known king of the Persian Empire.
Cyrus was, according to the common legend, the son of Mandane, the daughter of Astyages, the last king of Media, and Cambyses, a Persian of the royal family of the Achaemenidae.
II Chronicles 36:22-23; the book of Ezra; Daniel 6:28; 10:1,13; 2 Chronicles 36:22,23); The edict of Cyrus for the rebuilding of the Temple (2 Chronicles 36:22,23; Ezra 1:1-4; 3:7; 4:3; 5:13,17; 6:3) was in fact the beginning of Judaism; and the great changes by which the nation was transformed into a church are clearly marked.
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 Zoroastrians and Judaism
Cyrus and his army deposed the Mede king, and Cyrus united the Persians and Medes under his rule.
Cyrus' army was strengthened by warriors he had gained from newly conquered peoples, and he turned his greater army southward against the Chaldeans.
Cambyses II tried to win glory to his name by conquering new territory, and after four years of preparation he conquered a portion of Egypt, bringing an end forever to the rule of the pharaohs.
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 Where the Carcase is - 21. Daniel 11:1
The latter son's name was Cyrus I, who became King of Anshan (Elam) and Parsumah (in Persia) whose son became Cambyses I, and grandson Cyrus II "The Great", of whom we speak in Daniel's book.
Nabondidus King of Babylon and Cyrus II- the vassal King- of Persia, allied themselves together and attacked the Median overlord Astyages in 550 BC overthrowing him, and from then on the Persian ruling dynasty began to become dominant.
Cyrus II now combined the 2 kingdoms of Medes and Persians, making and using both Medes and Persians as officials, hence we have Darius the Mede in the pages of Daniel's book.
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 Royalty - Timeline Index
Ramesses II was an Egyptian pharaoh of the nineteenth dynasty.
At age fourteen, Ramses II was appointed Prince Regent by his father.
He was one of the sons of King Anaxandridas II of Sparta, descendant of Heracles.
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 Bible History Online - Fallen Empires (Biblical Archaeology)
But in examining all of the circumstances involved and seeing what the Bible says it is no wonder that the prosperous and victorious Northern Kingdom of Israel would boast with a symbol of their enemy.
An inscription on the tomb of the great Persian monarch read: "O man, whoever you are and wherever you come from, for I know that you will come--I am Cyrus, son of Cambyses, who founded the Empire of the Persians and was king of the East.
Is it true that Isaiah the Hebrew prophet mention Cyrus by name almost 200 years before he was born?
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 ii.com · IMAP Service Providers: A Step in Dealing with Viruses, Spam, and Email Overload by Nancy McGough
Note 2: On some IMAP servers, for example Courier and Cyrus IMAP servers, it is possible for a mailbox and a directory to have the same name.
On this type of server, a single name can be both a container of messages and a container of mailboxes.
Bynari's InsightConnector for Outlook allows MS Outlook to use an IMAP server to store messages, calendar events, contacts and continue to be interoperable with MS Exchange Server.
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 History Notes A - Z - Emerson Kent.com
Laid back king of Great Britain and Ireland.
The girl who did a great many things for the masses.
The one who wrote letters to the ones that were sitting across the table.
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 Cyrus II (the Great) - A Dictionary of World History - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cyrus II (the Great) - A Dictionary of World History - HighBeam Research
Cyrus II (the Great) (died 530 BC) King of Persia (539–530 BC), who founded the ACHAEMENID Persian empire when he overthrew Astyages, King of Media, and took possession of his capital Ecbatana in c.
In 546 he defeated CROESUS to take control of Asia Minor and Nabonidus (the last of the Chaldean kings) to add Babylonia, Assyria, Syria, and...
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 Kinship of Cyrus II the Great, King of Persia, with Daniel and Lalou Holdt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kinship of Cyrus II the Great, King of Persia, with Daniel and Lalou Holdt
Cyrus is not only the founder of the Persian Empire, but for the Jews the liberator who freed them from Babylonian slavery.
Cyrus was himself a monotheist - a Zoroastrian - believing in one, eternal, beneficent being.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Cyrus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cyrus II (the Great) A Dictionary of World History...
Cyrus the Younger (died 401 BC) Persian prince, second son of Darius II.
On the death of his father (405 BC), Cyrus led an army of mercenaries against his elder brother, who had succeeded to the throne as Artaxerxes II; his campaign is recounted by the historian XENOPHON, who had enlisted in his...
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 The Consequences of the 2 Exiles of the Jews
He was the father of Cyrus II (the Great).
Cyrus was greatly respected for his wisdom among people in foreign countries.
Xerxes also wanted to avenge his father's defeat against the Greeks at Marathon, so he caused great destruction in Attica and Athens, despite the fact that the people did not expect the attack and had just finished building their beautiful city.
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