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Three Significant Events in Cyrus The Greatís Life

1. 559 BCE: Cyrus the Great rebels against the Medes and founds the Persian Empire.

- One his first major accomplishments; this is what really made him famous.

2. 550 BCE: Persia Conquers the Medes.

- A major task under his rule of Persia, end the current conflict between the Medes.

3. 539 BCE: Cyrus the Great of Parsa rebels against the Medes and founds the Persian empire. Persians conquers Lydia, the battle of Sardis, and move through Asia Minor

Cyrus the Great of Persia conquers Babylonia absorbing Babylon into the Persian empire

Cyrus the Great of Persia allows the Jews to return to Judah, now a Persian province

Cyrus the Great absorbs Phoenicia into the Persian Empire.

Cyrus The Great Empire Map