Cyrus Cylinder. "...I am Cyrus. King of the world. When I entered Babylon...I did not allow anyone to terrorize the land...I kept in view the needs of the people and all its sanctuaries to promote their well-being...I put an end to their misfortune. The Great God has delivered all the lands into my hand; the lands that I have made to dwell in a peaceful habitation..." Site of Babylon, archaeologists discover a clay cylinder, inscribed record of capture of Babylon by the Persian king Cyrus…

Cyrus Cylinder. "...I am Cyrus. King of the world. When I entered Babylon...I did not allow anyone to terrorize the land...I kept in view the needs of the people and all its sanctuaries to promote their well-being...I put an end to their misfortune. The Great God has delivered all the lands into my hand; the lands that I have made to dwell in a peaceful habitation..." Site of Babylon, archaeologists discover a clay cylinder, inscribed record of capture of Babylon by the Persian king Cyrus…

Asian Art Museum | The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia

Asian Art Museum | The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia

https://flic.kr/p/Dtx6z1 | Cyrus the Great | Cyrus the Great کورش هخامنشی آرمین دارا 1389 Cyrus the Great Armin Dara 2009 بر پایه پژوهش امید عطایی فرد

https://flic.kr/p/Dtx6z1 | Cyrus the Great | Cyrus the Great کورش هخامنشی آرمین دارا 1389 Cyrus the Great Armin Dara 2009 بر پایه پژوهش امید عطایی فرد

Cyrus Cylinder. British Museum (UK) / Iran. More info here http://www.elginism.com/similar-cases/cyrus-cylinder-loan-to-iran-by-british-museum-finally-goes-ahead/20101023/3112/

Cyrus Cylinder. British Museum (UK) / Iran. More info here http://www.elginism.com/similar-cases/cyrus-cylinder-loan-to-iran-by-british-museum-finally-goes-ahead/20101023/3112/

Extract from the Cyrus Cylinder (lines 15-21), giving the genealogy of Cyrus the Great and an account of his capture of Babylon in 539 BC.

Extract from the Cyrus Cylinder (lines 15-21), giving the genealogy of Cyrus the Great and an account of his capture of Babylon in 539 BC.

Selyo: Cylinder seal with charter of Cyrus the Great (Iran) (2500 years persian empire: Royal representations) Mi:IR 1528

Selyo: Cylinder seal with charter of Cyrus the Great (Iran) (2500 years persian empire: Royal representations) Mi:IR 1528

The Cyrus Cylinder engraved with Babylonian cuneiform, from the six century b.c., now held in the British Museum

The Cyrus Cylinder engraved with Babylonian cuneiform, from the six century b.c., now held in the British Museum

Monument consisting of a bronze plaque fixed to a sloping marble slab, with a bronze replica of the Cyrus Cylinder above the plaque.

Monument consisting of a bronze plaque fixed to a sloping marble slab, with a bronze replica of the Cyrus Cylinder above the plaque.

The Cyrus cylinder, which confirms that Cyrus allowed captives in Babylon to return to their native lands, earning him an honored place in Judaism. Cyrus the Great figures in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) as the patron and deliverer of the Jews. He is mentioned 23 times by name and alluded to several times more. [1] From these statements it appears that Cyrus the Great, king of Persia, was the monarch under whom the captivity of the Jews ended.

The Cyrus cylinder, which confirms that Cyrus allowed captives in Babylon to return to their native lands, earning him an honored place in Judaism. Cyrus the Great figures in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) as the patron and deliverer of the Jews. He is mentioned 23 times by name and alluded to several times more. [1] From these statements it appears that Cyrus the Great, king of Persia, was the monarch under whom the captivity of the Jews ended.

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