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The Cyrus Cylinder

How this famous cylinder and ancient historians verify the rebuilding of Jerusalem

The Cyrus Cylinder

How this famous cylinder and ancient historians verify the rebuilding of Jerusalem

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The fall of the Neo-Babylonian Empire was finalized by the takeover of her capital city: Babylon. This takeover occurred in 539 BC by the Persian Empire and its unifying king, Cyrus the Great. The event is recorded in the Biblical Book of Daniel and by ancient historians: Herodotus (5th Century