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How come people don't talk about Cyrus the Great more? He seems like an important figure.
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>>577394
The Jews loved him.
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>>577410
There's a great irony in the fact that the Father of Persia is adored by the Jews and was tolerant of them, but the modern Persian State despises the Jewish State and vice versa.
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>>577420
Nothing is ironic when you understand the history.
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>>577420

It is kind of ironic but in both cases it is Persia who is taking the side of the oppressed, which were the jews then and the palestinians now
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>>577420
How is it ironic, do you expect people to maintain the same alliances through 2500 years?
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>>577420
Anti Israeli sentiment isn't the same as anti-semitism. Iran has the second largest Jewish population in the Middle East. It's also the least antisemitic country of the region according to the Anti-defamation League.
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Cyrus is a sorely underrated monarch condemned to live in the shadow of Alexander, who succeeded him in many ways.
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>>577394
His only failure was that he was killed and beheaded by a woman. fucking disgraceful.
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>>577941
Could very well be some legend.
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>>577394
The information on his life is relatively small and unreliable.
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