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Cyrus

(c. 530 bc) Persian prince

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Cyrus

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The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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2002
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Cyrus (II) “the Great” founded the Persian (Achemenid) empire in 559 bce and controlled the ancient Near East by the

Cyrus

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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2004
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Cyrus (II) “the Great” founded the Persian (Achemenid) empire in 559 BCE and controlled the ancient Near East by the

Cirus

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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(d. 529 bc) the founder of the Persian empire. He extended his rule over Lydia (Lyde).

Cyrus, King of Persia

Cyrus, King of Persia (559–530 bc)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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who in under a quarter-century built an empire from the Mediterranean to central Asia. A four-year war (553–550)

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
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Ruler of Babylonia, 550–529bce, and mentioned by the Greek historians Herodotus and Xenophon, and in the OT books

Cyrus the Great

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World Encyclopedia

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King of Persia, founder of the Achaemenid Empire in Persia. He overthrew the Medes, then rulers of Persia, In 549

CYRUS

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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2011
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(Heb. Koresh), Persian King Cyrus II (r. 550–530), founder of the Achaemenian dynasty and the Persian empire. His major contribution to Jewish history was the conquest of Babylon in 539 ... More
Cyrus

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Pierre Briant

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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the Great (OP Kuruš), son of *Cambyses I, who became c.557 bc king of the small kingdom of Anshan in ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(d. c.530 bc),

king of Persia 559–530bc and founder of the Achaemenid dynasty, father of Cambyses. He defeated the Median empire in ...

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