Cyrus the Great

Cyrus the Great

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Cyrus the Great (c. 600 BC or 576 BC to December 530 BC), also known as Cyrus II or Cyrus of Persia, was the founder of the Persian Empire. It was under his own rule that the empire embraced all previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of Southwest Asia and much of Central Asia, parts of Europe and Caucasus,

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Cyrus the Great (c. 600 BC or 576 BC to December 530 BC), also known as Cyrus II or Cyrus of Persia, was the founder of the Persian Empire. It was under his own rule that the empire embraced all previous civilized states of the ancient Near East, expanded vastly and eventually conquered most of Southwest Asia and much of Central Asia, parts of Europe and Caucasus, from the Mediterranean sea and the Hellespont in the west to the Indus River in the east, to create the largest empire the world had yet seen. The reign of Cyrus lasted between 29 and 31 years. Cyrus built his empire by fighting and conquering first the Median Empire, then the Lydian Empire and the Neo-Babylonian Empire. Either before or after Babylon, he led an expedition into central Asia, which resulted in major campaigns that brought "into subjection every nation without exception." Cyrus did not venture into Egypt, as he himself died in battle, fighting the Massagetae along the Syr Darya in December 530 BC. He was succeeded by his son, Cambyses II, who managed to add to the empire by conquering Egypt, Nubia, and Cyrenaica during his short rule.

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ISBN-13:
2940012353641
Publisher:
qasim idrees
Publication date:
04/04/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
123 KB

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Cyrus the Great 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 29 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hey:)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Be a sailor, and sail the seven seas! Go to, 'Knigl' all res!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Leave me alone plz
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The republic is type this in the republic just like that and it will search and you go to res one and tell me you are on. Alright gtg for real real this time i am soooooo tired.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks back in looking for perseus*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Gtg
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Does a handstand
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Waited by the door
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sits bein careful not to spill his punch on his tux
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"I appreciate your complament but i already have a girl i gave my heart to." Walks to Selena kisses her on the check and wals out. Gtg
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
HURRY UP! I WANT TO SEE EVERYBODY GETTING A SLIC OF PIZZA!! ESPECIALLY YOU, CYRUS?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sees him and shakes her head as if saying no and runs up the steps leaving small flowers growing where she step as she runs out bac to camp
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This party is dead
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I JUST BRIKE NY NIIK OKEASE OASS IT ARIUND TO AKL SORRY RAYNE I LOVE YA!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"Yes. We where." I run off to follow 'Sinderella' "Sorry Peyton, but a friend needs help, and i help!" I yell as i run.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I never said who was paying me, now did I?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
"So, I can't attend, but hope you have a great party Uncle Cy!" Percy hands him a box, and it has a necklace that was filled with their adventures, even Kenny
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh yeah, I know that place.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mkay.
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Bad
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Blu: {I broke my NOOK last night, im on my computer. Sorry everyone!}
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
-She peers in, leaning against the doorframe of the entrance.-