Cyrus the Great

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Noun1.Cyrus the Great - king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)Cyrus the Great - king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600-529 BC)
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The title "Christ" simply means "anointed." It could refer to a Hebrew king, a priest, a prophet or even a foreigner like Cyrus the Persian. It clearly conveyed the idea that Jesus was God's agent, but whether or not he was a savior or what kind of a savior he might be, was anything but obvious.