Cyrus The Great: Facts & Accomplishments

The first Persian Empire was founded by Cyrus the Great. Take a closer look at one of the most influential figures in the history of the near East.

Jun 15, 2020By Robert C. L. Holmes
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By Robert C. L. HolmesRobert Holmes has an MA in Ancient & Medieval History and a BA in Archaeology. He is an independent historian and author, who specializes in the Military History of the Ancient and Medieval World and has published over a dozen articles on related topics. Originally from Massachusetts, he now lives in Florida where he works doing public history leading tours, giving lectures, and educating people about the local history.