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was the persian king cyrus considered a good king?

yes, he was very fair to his people


give me a couple examples of how the persian king cyrus treated his people fairly

he let the medes retain some control over their land after he took over. he also let the jews return to their homeland in palestine.


what was the lydian king croesus known for?

his gold--he was richer than anyone in the land


why did the babylonians let the persian king cyrus into their city?

they didn't like their own king...thought the persians would treat them better.


tell me about the persian king cyrus' conquests

cyrus conquered many other nations to create the persian empire, including media, lydia and babylon. but he was a fair king, and his people liked him.