Cyrus The Great Thesis

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If I could add an 8th person to the Seven Men book, I would add Cyrus the Great. Cyrus the Great was a capable general who was able to adeptly and decisively lead his armies on conquests with little loss on his own side. Cyrus was the founder of the persian empire and was before that the leader of the achaemenid empire. Cyrus the Great was also a good man for allowing different religions and being the ruler of existing governments. Cyrus is famous for a cylinder of writing called the cyrus cylinder that recorded his invasion of babylon and how he treated the jews that were there. These things are particularly impressive considering the time that he was living in. At that time most empires had absolute power and little to no religious freedom.
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