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Cyrus the Great

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Cyrus the Great was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire. Under his rule, the empire embraced all the previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of Southwest Asia and much of Central Asia and the Caucasus. From the Mediterranean Sea and Hellespont in the west to the Indus River in the east, Cyrus the Great created the largest empire the world had yet seen. His regal titles in full were The Great King, King of Persia, King of Anshan, King of Media, King of Babylon, King of Sumer and Akkad, and King of the Four Corners of the World. He also proclaimed the oldest known declaration of human rights. The reign of Cyrus the Great lasted between 29 and 31 years. Cyrus built his empire by conquering first the Median Empire, then the Lydian Empire and eventually the Neo-Babylonian Empire. He led an expedition into central Asia, which resulted in major campaigns that were described as having brought "into subjection every nation without... More > exception".< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781304944917
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Green King Press
Published
March 16, 2014
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
134.52 KB

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