The Cyrus cylinder, regarding King Cyrus's treatment of religion, which is significant to the books of Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah.

Cyrus Cylinder, British Museum, 530 BCE King Cyrus's treatment of religion, which is significant to the books of Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah.

5. Cyrus Cylinder - The cylinder was discovered on the second dig (out of four) and is covered with lines of cuneiform text. Rassam is also accredited for discovering the Esagila temple a shrine to the Babylonian god Marduk.

Rear view of a barrel-shaped clay cylinder resting on a stand. The cylinder is covered with lines of cuneiform text

The Cyrus Cylinder and the ancient proclamation of human rights

The Cyrus Cylinder Written by King Cyrus the Great of Persia in 539 BCE, it’s the worlds first ever declaration/charter of human rights - written nearly years.

TED talk on the 2600-year-old "Cyrus Cylinder," the oldest known declaration of religious tolerance and multiculturalism.  By Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum.

Cyrus Cylinder This object is how King Cyrus of Persia decreed that the Jews (among others) could return to their homeland.

Cyrus Cylinder (c. 539 B.C.E.) -- an archaeological artifact that independently confirms a Biblical account told in the Book of Ezra. King Cyrus of Persia issued an edict that permitted the Jewish exiles in Babylonia (which Cyrus had just conquered) “ ‘to go up to Jerusalem in Judah, and rebuild the house of the Lord, the God of Israel,’ ” which the Babylonian troops had destroyed, and to return to their homes (Ezra 1:1–4).

Cyrus Cylinder (c. 539 B.) -- an archaeological artifact that independently confirms a Biblical account told in the Book of Ezra. King Cyrus of Persia issued an edict that permitted the Jewish exiles in Babylonia (which Cyrus had just conquered) “ ‘to

22. Cyrus Cylinder - The Cyrus Cylinder can be seen on display at the British Museum in London.

The Forgotten Empire: The World of Ancient Persia exhibition at the British Museum and the subsequent publication of the volume with the same name is a welcome addition to the study of Achaemenid civilization.

The Cyrus Cylinder engraved with Babylonian cuneiform, from the six century b.c., now held in the British Museum

Front view of a barrel-shaped clay cylinder resting on a stand. The cylinder is covered with lines of cuneiform text

The Cyrus Cylinder - laws put into place by Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great after the conquest of Babylon.

The Cyrus Cylinder - laws put into place by Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great after the conquest of Babylon. ((a replica is currently housed in the United Nations building in NYC)) the first charter of right of nations in the world.

Return of Cyrus Cylinder to Iran-تحویل منشور کورش کبیر به ایران - YouTube

Return of Cyrus Cylinder to Iran-تحویل منشور کورش کبیر به ایران - YouTube

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