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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.

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