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…

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/

Cyrus Cylinder (c. 539 B.C.E.) -- an archaeological artifact that independently confirms a Biblical account told in the Book of Ezra. King Cyrus of Persia issued an edict that permitted the Jewish exiles in Babylonia (which Cyrus had just conquered) “ ‘to go up to Jerusalem in Judah, and rebuild the house of the Lord, the God of Israel,’ ” which the Babylonian troops had destroyed, and to return to their homes (Ezra 1:1–4).

Cyrus Cylinder (c. 539 B.C.E.) -- an archaeological artifact that independently confirms a Biblical account told in the Book of Ezra. King Cyrus of Persia issued an edict that permitted the Jewish exiles in Babylonia (which Cyrus had just conquered) “ ‘to go up to Jerusalem in Judah, and rebuild the house of the Lord, the God of Israel,’ ” which the Babylonian troops had destroyed, and to return to their homes (Ezra 1:1–4).

Cyrus by Brabbu | Cyrus was the brave Persian king that conquered Babylonia and its Cylinder was the document that proves it. CYRUS floor light was inspired by the freedom and the vast culture of the Persian civilization. An original furniture piece, made in polished brass. Luxurious, yet, sober and exquisite.

Cyrus by Brabbu | Cyrus was the brave Persian king that conquered Babylonia and its Cylinder was the document that proves it. CYRUS floor light was inspired by the freedom and the vast culture of the Persian civilization. An original furniture piece, made in polished brass. Luxurious, yet, sober and exquisite.

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

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.

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.

Asian Art Museum | The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia

Asian Art Museum | The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia

The ancient Persian #CyrusCylinder also known as the "First Bill of Rights" or "first human rights charter"

The ancient Persian #CyrusCylinder also known as the "First Bill of Rights" or "first human rights charter"

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