Often relegated to the role of slavish cannon fodder for Sparta’s spears, the Achaemenid Persian empire had a glorious heritage. Under a single king they created the greatest empire the world had ever seen.
Cyrus the Great founds the last great empire in what maybe you could call the “black and white era” in the Near East.
Kings of Kings (26:53)
Dan’s research and book list
1. “Good News Bible: Today’s English Version” by American Bible Society
2. “The Holy Bible: 1611 Edition” King James Version
3 “The History of Herodotus” Translation by George Rawlinson