Cyrus the Great

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Cyrus the Great
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Keeng o Persie
Ring 559-530 BC
Predecessor Cambyses I
Successor Cambyses II
Keeng o Media
Ring 549-530 BC
Predecessor Astyages
Successor Cambyses II
Keeng o Lydia
Reing 547-530 BC
Predecessor Croesus
Successor Cambyses II
Keeng o Babylon
Ring 539-530 BC
Predecessor Belshazzar
Successor Cambyses II
Keeng o the Fower Corners o the Warld
Ring 550-530
Predecessor New office
Successor Cambyses II
Born 600 or 576 BC
Anshan, Persie
Dee'd 4 December, 530 BC[2]
Alang the Syr Darya
Buirial Pasargadae
Consort Cassandane
Amitis Shahbanu
Issue
Hoose Achaemenid
Faither Cambyses I
Mither Mandane o Media

Cyrus II o Persie (Auld Persie: KUURUUSHA[4] Kūruš; New Persie: کوروش بُزُرگ Kurosh-e Bozorg  ; c. 600 or 576 – 530 BC[5]), commonly kent as Cyrus the Great[6] an an aa kent as Cyrus the Elder, wis the foonder o the Achaemenid Empire.[7]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ghasemi, Shapour. "The Cyrus the Great Cylinder". Iran Chamber Society. Retrieved 2009-02-22. 
  2. CYRUS iii. Cyrus II The Great – Encyclopaedia Iranica
  3. Dandamayev,Muhammad A.,CYRUS iii. Cyrus II The Great, Encyclopædia Iranica
  4. Unicode: 𐎤𐎢𐎽𐎢𐏁
  5. (Dandamaev 1989, p. 71)
  6. Xenophon, Anabasis I. IX; see also M. A. Dandamaev "Cyrus II", in Encyclopaedia Iranica.
  7. Schmitt Achaemenid dynasty (i. The clan and dynasty)