Ancient Artifacts Of The Great Things That Is Known About Darius

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One of the great things that is known about Darius is his understanding the importance of religions within his empire. During his stay in Egypt, Darius gave tributes to the Egyptian gods and dedicated many temples to some of them. Ancient artifacts show that there were sacrifices made to several deities of different cultures. He supported faiths and religions of his empire as long as the believers were submissive and peaceful. It was established during Darius’ reign that the king was a believer in Ahura Mazda, the god of Zoroastrianism. He believed that Ahura Mazda had given him the “divine right” to rule Persia because he had lived righteously by Asha.
When Darius was expressing religious tolerance, a great example that he expressed it
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Research on the Old Testament is even today concerned with finding out both the ‘historical’ facts in these texts, and the significance of the Persian empire in the history of the Jewish communities in Palestine, Babylonia and Egypt, their theological convictions and religious and ritual establishments, as well as the evolution of their literature (the ‘Old Testament’).
During the first year of the reign of Darius, he placed several governors to be in charged of twenty provincial governorships which watched over the collection of taxes. The inhabitants of these provinces, each community within its own borders, went on, from year to year, in their various pursuits of peaceful industry, governed mainly, in their relations to each other, by the natural sense of justice instinctive in man, and by those thousand local institutions and usages which are always springing up in all human communities under the influence of this principle. There were governors stationed over these provinces, whose main duty it was to collect and remit to the king the tribute which the province was required to furnish him. These governors were also to suppress any domestic outbreak of violence, and to repel any foreign invasion which might occur. A sufficient military force was placed at their disposal to enable them to fulfill these functions. They paid these troops from sums which they collected in their provinces under the same system by which they collected the
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