Cyrus II
biographical name circa 585-circa 529 B.C. the Great or the Elder king of Persia (circa 550-529)

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  • Cyrus II — (vers 559 av. J. C. à 529 av. J. C.), dit Cyrus le Grand, est le fondateur de l’Empire perse, successeur de l’Empire mède. Il appartient à la dynastie des Achéménides. Sommaire 1 Légendes de naissance 2 La constitution de l’Empire perse …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CYRUS II — CYRUS, II. minor. Artaxerxis III. frater, apud quem cum falso delatus esset, aegreque matris precibus servatus, bellum adversus eundem suscepit tamquam Patri iam Regi natus: in quo cum iam Graecorum operâ pene victor evasisset, fortiter quidem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Cyrus II — known as Cyrus the Great born с 585, Media or Persis died с 529, Asia Conqueror who founded the Achaemenian Empire (see Achaemenian dynasty). The grandson of Cyrus I (fl. late 7th century BC), he came to power by overthrowing his maternal… …   Universalium

  • Cyrus II — (reigned 559 530 b.c.)    The first and arguably greatest king of the Persian Empire. Born in the Persian homeland of Fars, located north of the Persian Gulf, Cyrus traced his ancestry back to Achaemenes, a legendary character who had supposedly… …   Ancient Mesopotamia dictioary

  • Cyrus II — noun king of Persia and founder of the Persian Empire (circa 600 529 BC) • Syn: ↑Cyrus the Elder, ↑Cyrus the Great • Instance Hypernyms: ↑king, ↑male monarch, ↑Rex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cyrus II — see Cambyses, Nebuchadrezzar II. Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David …   Ancient Egypt

  • Cyrus II of Edessa — was the successor of the Saint Nonnus. As well as he was an anti nestorian. He was closely related to the Patriarch of Antioch. He was the ambassador of the Church of Antioch Categories: Bishops …   Wikipedia

  • Cyrus II le Grand — (mort v. 528 av. J. C.) fils de Cambyse Ier et de Mandane; empereur perse. Roi des Mèdes (556 av. J. C.), il étendit son empire en Asie mineure et jusqu en Arabie et en Chaldée, prenant Babylone en 539 (libération des captifs juifs) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • CYRUS II THE GREAT — (reigned 559–530 B.C.)    Kingof Persia, son and successor of Cambyses I. He was the founder of the Achaemenid empire. Sources for his reign are Herodotus and Ctesias, as well as contemporary Babylonian records, especially the Babylonian… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • Cyrus the Great — King of Āryāvarta[1][2], King of Persia, King of Anshan, King of Media, King of Babylon, King of Sumer and Akkad, King of the four corners of the World[ …   Wikipedia

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