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    lead successfully are factors of what makes a person submerge as great. Willie Talos was not only a man of himself but a man of the people. Cyrus the great started off as a man of the people but, ended up as a man of himself. What made Cyrus successful was his sense of tolerance, respect and humbleness not only towards his own people, but to those he conquered as well. Willie on the other hand, uses the power of the truth he obtains from Jack in order to manipulate the system to create his good deeds. Both men left a resonating legacy and they did so through their own means of success. Cyrus and Willie share the drive to help the people they lead by inspiring and motivating them to believe in the good deeds they are…

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    “Cyrus’ genius at government was his appreciation of the linguistic, religious, and human rights of all his subjects” (Farrokh p. 44), a lot of writers seemed to have thought Cyrus was a great leader, even Greek writers like Herodotus. Cyrus came up with a human rights charter, which is called “The Cyrus Cylinder,” and this is “regarded as the first human rights charter in history” (Farrokh p. 44). Before entering this course, I had a general concept of who Cyrus the Great was, but I had no idea…

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    the phrase, “The Great”. Although it has been proven throughout history that many people are not shy of hyperbole, there is one historical figure whose greatness is not exaggerated. This man’s name was Cyrus the Great. As his title suggests, Cyrus the Great was highly regarded by his subjects, as well as people born years after his passing. “Father” to the Iranians, and “Liberator” to the Babylonians, Cyrus earned every title he was given. A compassionate, but successful military leader,…

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    Cyrus The Great Conquerors

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    Cyrus the Great is one of the most successful empire builders of all time. Most conquerors of that time were known to defeat civilizations and strip people of money and goods by violence and then enslave most of them. Cyrus on the other hand “would rule through persuasion and compromise rather than force and humiliation”. He treated leaders with honor and respect. Cyrus even permitted deported people to return to their homelands. Unlike most conquerors that forced their people to practice the…

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    Cyrus The Great Respect

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    The person that I chose was Cyrus the Great, also known as Cyrus II. The main thing that Cyrus the Great is well known for is conquering Hellenes and becoming the founder of one of the greatest empires in the world, Persia. Most of the people of who he ruled, appreciated him highly, as did he respect the people. One of the tasks that Cyrus is most famous for is actually freeing the Jewish people. The Jew’s were grateful for him since he had freed them and then let them return back to their…

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    leaders, Cyrus the Great and Darius the Great. Unlike many other rulers in his time, Cyrus held respect for human rights, different cultures and religions, and diversity in his people while Darius exhibited talent for organization and leadership. The Median, Lydian, Babylonian, and Egyptian empires ruled the east during 559 B.C. Cyrus II or “the Great” was the son of Kambujiya I and Princess Mandana, daughter of Astyages the King of Media. According to legend, the King had a dream that his…

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    investigating is “Representations of Cyrus The Great - who was the real Cyrus?” The reason why I chose this topic and why I am interested in it, is because Cyrus The Great is a very famous Persian leader and I would like to investigate, study and learn about the history of my own country. I believe it is very interesting but also extremely sad to learn about a powerful empire, with a ruler who once created the human rights and gave absolute freedom to people, is the same country with no power…

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    was known for many things. It was started by Cyrus the Great, who was known for accepting the beliefs of the people he conquered. The Persian Empire was also known to have ruled over the largest kingdom in that time. They were the first kingdom to establish the intricate system of using satraps to aid the king in his ruling, and making public works for their citizens. They were able to develop a postal system to help pass on messages, and developed a road system to encourage trading. The…

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    Cyrus the Great was born in 580 BC and lived until the year of 529 BC. He was the first Achaemenid Emperor; he was the founder of Persia one of the largest empires of that time. He created this empire by uniting the two original Iranian tribes – the Medes and the Persians. Even though he was known as a great conquer he was mainly known for his tolerance and magnanimous attitude towards those whom he had conquered. He was one of the first to use not only Persian governors to control the places…

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    In world history, Cyrus the Great (600 - 529 BCE) is a lofty character. He is the "father of the Iranian nation". He was the first world leader to be referred to as "The Great". Though he was a conqueror, he was successful as a ruler not through might but through kindness and the Cylinder of Cyrus provides archaeological proof of that. Compare on a map the earlier Egyptian and Mesopotamian empires to the Persian Empire. You will notice the vast amount of land for the Persian Empire and how…

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