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[[image:Cyrus portrait.jpg|right|thumb|A portrait of Cyrus the Great.]]
 
[[image:Cyrus portrait.jpg|right|thumb|A portrait of Cyrus the Great.]]
'''Cyrus''' (also called '''Cyrus the Great''') (576-529 BC) was the Emperor of the [[Persian Empire]]. He is famous for conquering [[Babylon]] and sending the [[Jew|Jews]] back to [[Israel]].<br>
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'''Cyrus''' (also called '''Cyrus the Great''') (576-529 BC) was the Emperor of the [[Persian Empire]]. He is famous for conquering [[Babylon]] and sending the [[Jew]]s back to [[Israel]].<br>
 
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At its greatest extent, the Achaemenid Persian Empire was the largest ancient empire, spanning three continents: [[Europe]], [[Asia]], and [[Africa]]. The empire included modern-day [[Iran]], [[Iraq]], [[Jordan]], [[Israel]], [[Syria]], [[Lebanon]], [[Turkey]], [[Egypt]] [[Afghanistan]], [[Pakistan]], [[Libya]], and northern [[Saudi Arabia]].
 
At its greatest extent, the Achaemenid Persian Empire was the largest ancient empire, spanning three continents: [[Europe]], [[Asia]], and [[Africa]]. The empire included modern-day [[Iran]], [[Iraq]], [[Jordan]], [[Israel]], [[Syria]], [[Lebanon]], [[Turkey]], [[Egypt]] [[Afghanistan]], [[Pakistan]], [[Libya]], and northern [[Saudi Arabia]].
  
==External Links==
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==External links==
*[http://www.iranchamber.com/history/achaemenids/achaemenids.php History of Iran: Achaemenid Empire]<br>
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*[http://www.iranchamber.com/history/achaemenids/achaemenids.php History of Iran: Achaemenid Empire]
*[http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/persianempir1/a/persiaintro_2.htm The Achaemenid Empire, 550-330 B.C.] <br>
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*[http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/persianempir1/a/persiaintro_2.htm The Achaemenid Empire, 550-330 B.C.]  
 
*[http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/acha/hd_acha.htm The Achaemenid Persian Empire (550–330 B.C.)]
 
*[http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/acha/hd_acha.htm The Achaemenid Persian Empire (550–330 B.C.)]
  

Latest revision as of 11:43, 24 June 2016

A portrait of Cyrus the Great.

Cyrus (also called Cyrus the Great) (576-529 BC) was the Emperor of the Persian Empire. He is famous for conquering Babylon and sending the Jews back to Israel.

At its greatest extent, the Achaemenid Persian Empire was the largest ancient empire, spanning three continents: Europe, Asia, and Africa. The empire included modern-day Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, and northern Saudi Arabia.

External links