Cyrus II


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Cyrus II

Known as "Cyrus the Great." 600?-529? bc.
King of Persia (550-529) and founder of the Persian Empire who conquered Lydia and Babylon. Tolerant in religious matters, he allowed the worship of native gods and permitted the exiled Jews to return to Jerusalem (537).
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Noun1.Cyrus II - king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)Cyrus II - king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
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