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Persia

The Iranian plateau seems a world away from the lush valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers: it is a more difficult land, akin to the great steppes to its north and northeast. For yearsContinue reading

The Cyrus Cylinder

Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of YHWH by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, YHWH stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so thatContinue reading