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History of Cyrus the Great.

Jacob Abbott

History of Cyrus the Great.

by Jacob Abbott

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cyrus, -- King of Persia, -- d. 529 B.C.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination289 p.
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14292045M

    Read CHAPTER V of Cyrus the Great Makers of History, free online book, by Jacob Abbott, on Add to Bookshelf. CHAPTER V ACCESSION OF CYRUS TO THE THRONE. B.C. Change in the character of Cyrus--His ambition--Capriciousness of Astyages--Cyrus makes great progress in mental and personal accomplishments--Harpagus’s plans for. This history is the story of Cyrus, the founder of the Persian Empire, sixth century BC. - Summary by Deon Gines For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.

      Cyrus the Great, founder of the Achaemenid Persian Empire, was a devout Zoroastrian. By most accounts, Cyrus was a tolerant ruler who allowed his non-Iranian subjects to . “When Cyrus set his sights on Babylon it was already the most venerable of Middle Eastern cities —perhaps of all cities in the world,” states the book Ancient World Leaders— Cyrus the Great. Babylon sat on the Euphrates River, which also filled moats surrounding the city’s massive walls —a combination of defenses that made the city seem impregnable.

    Histories of Cyrus the Great and Alexander the Great book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This Elibron Classics book is a /5. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Cyrus the Great Makers of History Author: Jacob Abbott Release Date: Decem [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG.


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History of Cyrus the Great by Jacob Abbott Download PDF EPUB FB2

And Cyrus the Great, the founder of the Persian empire, is definitely one of them. This kindle book about him and the life he led is one of the greatest history novels that I have ever read. The author, Jacob Abbott sure knows how to give life the story of those who lived extraordinarily in the past/5(7).

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(7). For one of the great figures of history, this book is very thin - less than pages, and says flat out that it is not a real history, but simply a retelling of Herodotus and Xenophon's accounts - ancient histories more known for their exaggerated tales than real history.

with no leavening of modern historians and scholars' learning/5(18). History of Cyrus the Great. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unrelated to the story, there were two exhilarating word-bird moments.

After Cyrus conquers Croesus, they meet face to face. Short biography, originally published inVolume 3 of the Makers of History. Abbott's sources are Herodotus and Xenophon/5(8).

Twenty-five hundred years ago, Cyrus the Great, a leader of wisdom and virtue and enduring influence, created the Persian Empire, conquered Babylon, freed the Jews from captivity, formulated mankind’s first human rights charter, ruled over those he conquered with respect and benevolence, and changed the course of world history.

Cyrus the Great (c. or – BC) figures in the Hebrew Bible as the patron and deliverer of the is mentioned 23 times by name and alluded to several times more. According to the Bible, Cyrus the Great, king of Persia, was the monarch under whom the Babylonian captivity ended.

In the first year of his reign he was prompted by God to decree that the Temple in Jerusalem should. Cyrus the Great was the founder of the Achaemenian Empire. His empire, stretching from the Aegean Sea to the Indus River, was the largest that had ever existed at the time of his rule.

Cyrus pieced his kingdom together using a mixture of conquest and diplomacy, attesting to his skills as a. Description. Cyrus II of Persia (c. – BC) was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, which expanded to become one of the largest empires of the ancient world, encompassing from the Mediterranean Sea and Hellespont in the west to the Indus River in the east.

Drawing upon archaeological fact and the sometimes dubious histories. ‎Makers of History has once again spun a nonfiction tale about a noteworthy figure in history and captured the essence of the person.

In this edition, learn of the life of Cyrus the Great, told in accurate biographical account by the monarch of biographical accounts. This edition is 5/5(3). Makers of History Cyrus the Great BY JACOB ABBOTT WITH ENGRAVINGS NEW YORK AND LONDON HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS volumes, has been to adapt them to the purposes of text-books in schools.

The study of a general compend of history, such as is frequently used as a text-book, is highly useful, if it comes in at the right stage of File Size: KB. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. History of Cyrus the Great: Makers of History Series (Illustrated Edition).

Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 7. History of Cyrus the Great. New York, Harper & Brothers, (OCoLC) Named Person: Cyrus, the Great King of Persia; Cyrus, the Great King of Persia: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Abbott.

History of Cyrus the Great (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. History of Cyrus the Great. Author. Abbott, Jacob. Publisher. Blurb. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide.

By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History. Answer: Cyrus is a king mentioned more than 30 times in the Bible and is identified as Cyrus the Great (also Cyrus II or Cyrus the Elder) who reigned over Persia between — BC.

This pagan king is important in Jewish history because it was. The Cyropaedia, sometimes spelled Cyropedia, is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great the founder of Achaemenid Empire, the first Persian was written around BC by Xenophon, the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Latinized title Cyropaedia derives from Greek Kúrou paideía (Κύρου παιδεία), meaning "The Education of Cyrus".

History of Cyrus the Great. New York, Harper & brothers [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Cyrus, the Great King of Persia; Cyrus, the Great King of Persia: Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Abbott.

Cyrus The Great:A History Classic By Jacob Abbott. Excerpt:One special object which the author of this series has had in view, in the plan and method which he has followed in the preparation of the successive volumes, has been to adapt them to the purposes of text-books in Pages: Cyrus the Great was born around BC in the land of Persia which is today the country of Iran.

His father was King Cambyses I of Anshan. His father was King Cambyses I of Anshan. There isn't a lot of recorded history on the early life of Cyrus, but there is a legend told by the Greek historian Herodotus.

pg Cyrus Decree - British Museum ME Title: The history of Herodotus - Book 1: Author: Herodotus written B.C. Translation by George Rawlinson Cyrus Account: Artwork: “Tomb of King Cyrus” Illustrated in ”International Cyclopaedia Vol. XI. Named Person: Cyrus, the Great King of Persia; Cyrus, the Great King of Persia: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Abbott.Cyrus the Great was a ruler who founded the First Persian Empire.

Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about his life. Cyrus the Great, also referred to as Cyrus II of Persia or Cyrus the Elder, was a ruler who founded the First Persian Empire, also known as the Achaemenid Empire.Find History of Cyrus the Great by Jacob Abbott at Blurb Books.

Cyrus II of Persia (c. – BC) was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, which expanded to be.