Cyrus the Great
Cyrus II of Persia (Old Persian: Kūruš; New Persian: کوروش بزرگ ; c. 600 or 576 – 530 BC), commonly known as Cyrus the Great  and also known as Cyrus the Elder, was the fou...
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Top 10 Ancient Military Commanders
A list of top 10 ancient military commanders, their military achievements and legacy.
Cyrus (name)
Cyrus /ˈsaɪərəs/ is the given name of a number of Persian kings. Most notably it refers to Cyrus the Great. Cyrus is also the name of Cyrus I of Anshan (ca. 650 BC), King of Persia the grandfather of ...
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Achaemenes
Achaemenes (/əˈkɛməniːz/) (born 705 BC) was the eponymous apical ancestor of the Achaemenid dynasty of rulers from Persis.Other than his role as apical ancestor, nothing is known of his life or actio...
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Teispids
Teispids (ca. mid-7th century BC- 522 BC) (چیشپیشیان‎) were an Iron Age dynasty originally ruling southern Zagros, in ancient Anshan. The dynasty’s realm was later expanded under Cyrus II who c...
Persian Revolt
The Persian Revolt, as it is known, was the first time the unified province of ancient Persis, after voluntary submission to the Assyrians and Medes two times earlier, declared its independence, and c...
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Battle of Hyrba
The Battle of Hyrba was the first battle between the Persians and Medians. It was also the first battle after the Persians had revolted. These actions were led (for the most part) by Cyrus the Great, ...
Battle of the Persian Border
The Battle of the Persian Border was the second encounter between the forces of Media and Persia. Though not a decisive victory for Persia, it signaled the diminishing power of Media in Southwest Asia...
Battle of Pasargadae
Pasargadae (from Ancient Greek: Πασαργάδαι from Persian: Pāsārgād), capital of the Achaemenid Empire built by Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC) and also the location of his tomb, was a city in ancien...
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Battle of Pteria
At the Battle of Pteria (Ancient Greek: Πτερία) in 547 BC, the Persian forces of Cyrus the Great fought a drawn battle with the invading Lydian forces of Croesus, forcing Croesus to withdraw back...
Battle of Thymbra
The Battle of Thymbra was the decisive battle in the war between Croesus of the Lydian Kingdom and Cyrus the Great of the Achaemenid Empire. Cyrus, having pursued Croesus into Lydia following the draw...
Siege of Sardis (547 BC)
In the Siege of Sardis (547 BC), the last decisive conflict after the Battle of Thymbra, which was fought between the forces of Croesus of Lydia and Cyrus the Great, Cyrus followed Croesus to his city...
Battle of Opis
The Battle of Opis, fought in September 539 BC, was a major engagement between the armies of Persia under Cyrus the Great and the Neo-Babylonian Empire under Nabonidus during the Persian invasion of M...
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Cyrus the Great in the Bible
Cyrus the Great (6th century BC) figures in the Hebrew Bible as the patron and deliverer of the Jews. He is mentioned 23 times by name and alluded to several times more. From these statements it appea...
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Cyrus Cylinder
The Cyrus Cylinder (Persian: منشور کوروش‎) is an ancient clay cylinder, now broken into several fragments, on which is written a declaration in Akkadian cuneiform script in the name of the Persi...
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Cyrus the Great Day
Cyrus the Great Day or Cyrus Day, October 29 (7th of Aban) is the anniversary of the entrance of Cyrus into Babylon. It is named the day of Cyrus The Great by "Save Pasargard" Institute, but is not r...
Dhul-Qarnayn
Dhul-Qarnayn or Zulqarnayn (Arabic: ذو القرنين ḏū al-qarnayn, [ðuːlqarˈnajn]), literally "the possessor of two horns", is a figure mentioned in the Quran, the sacred scripture of Islam, where ...
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Cyropolis
Cyropolis (Latin form of Gr. "Kuroúpolis" (Κυρούπολις) from Ir. *Kuru(š)-kaθa-), (literally "The City of Cyrus") was an ancient city founded by Cyrus the Great in northern Tajikistan in 544 BCE to mar...
Daniel 7
Daniel 7 is the seventh chapter of the Book of Daniel in the Hebrew Bible. It is the last chapter written in Aramaic before it continues again in the Hebraic Masoretic text of the next chapter. This c...
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Cyrus the Great in the Quran
Cyrus the Great in the Quran is a theory that holds that the character of Dhul-Qarnayn, mentioned in the Quran, is in fact Cyrus the Great. Dhul-Qarnayn (Arabic for "the two-horned") is mentioned in t...
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Cyrus's edict
The Edict of Cyrus is part of the biblical narrative about the Return from Babylonian captivity. The edict is thrice mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, each time with minor textual variations and addition...
Tomb of Cyrus
The Tomb of Cyrus is the burial place of Cyrus the Great of Persia. The tomb is located in Iran, at the Pasargadae World Heritage Site in Fars Province. It has six broad steps leading to the edifice ...
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Cyrus in the Judeo-Christian tradition
Cyrus the Great (6th century BC) figures in the Hebrew Bible as the patron and deliverer of the Jews. He is mentioned 23 times by name and alluded to several times more. From these statements it appea...
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Daniel Roche
Daniel Peter Roche (pronounced rowsh, /ˈroʊʃ/), born 14 October 1999) is an English child actor who played Ben Brockman in the BBC One sitcom Outnumbered from 2007 to 2014.
Roche is the son of Jud...
Alexander in the Qur'an
The story of Dhul-Qarnayn (in Arabic ذو القرنين, literally "The Two-Horned One", also transliterated as Zul-Qarnain or Zulqarnain), mentioned in the Quran, may be a reference to Alexander III of Maced...
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The Return to Zion
The return to Zion (Hebrew: שִׁיבָת צִיּוֹן, Shivat Tzion, or שבי ציון, Shavei Tzion, lit. Zion returnees) is a term that refers to the event written in the biblical books of Ezra-Nehemiah in which th...
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Cyrus the Great in the Qur'an
Cyrus the Great in the Quran is a theory that holds that the character of Dhul-Qarnayn, mentioned in the Quran, is in fact Cyrus the Great. Dhul-Qarnayn (Arabic for "the two-horned") is mentioned in t...
Cyrus the Great in the Qur'an - Wikipedia