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  Home Wednesday, 27 August 2014
     
 
Zol-qarnain in the Quran is Cyrus the Great

Cyrus was the greatest Persian Emperor and a righteous human being. At the time of victory, he was

Zol-qarnain
Zol-qarnain
generous toward defeated people. Being a freeman, he won the heart of his people, permitting them to worship their gods. He was extraordinarily peerless in all over the world. Comparing Cyrus' manner with Semi's rulers, one feels great pleasure for the Persian liberality and generosity and truly regards the Persian as the instructor of human race.

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Cyrus Cylinder (The Official Text)

Cyrus Cylinder (The Official Text)
Cyrus Cylinder
I am Cyrus, King of the globe, great king, mighty king, King of Babylon, king of the land of Sumer and Akad, King of ......, king of the four quarters of Earth, son of Cambysis (Kambujiye), great king, king of Anshan, grandson of Cyrus (Kurosh), great king, king of Anshan, descendant of Teispes (Chaish Pish), great king, king of Anshan, progeny of an unending royal line, whose rule, The Gods, Bel and Nabu cherish, whose kingship they desire for their hearts' and pleasures.

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Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great at risk

Cyrus Tomb
Cyrus Tomb
"The filling of the dam's reservoir will cause many environmental, economic, and cultural changes in the region, and the rise in humidity will damage the ancient structures," Mohammad-Hassan Talebian said.

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Sivand Dam Threatens Achaemenid Village

Cyrus Palace in Pasargad
Cyrus Palace in Pasargad
Iranian and Italian archeologists conducting excavations at Sivand Dam to salvage the cultural heritage of Tangeh Bolaghi have come across an Achaemenid Village along the Shahi Road.
The village will be submerged with the commissioning of Sivand Dam.
Tangeh (mountain pass) Bolaghi which extends for 18 km is located eight kilometers from Pasargad historical monument in Fars province. It forms a part of the landscape of Pasargad.

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Cyrus the Great in Biblical Prophecy

Cyrus the Great
Cyrus the Great
One of the truly astounding prophecies of the Bible is found in the last verse of Isaiah 44, together with chapter 45:1ff, (an unfortunate chapter break). It has to do with Cyrus, king of Persia. According to the historian Herodotus (i.46), Cyrus was the son of Cambyses I. He came to the Persian throne in 559 B.C. Nine years later he conquered the Medes, thus unifying the kingdoms of the Medes and the Persians.

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Cyrus the Great
Cyrus the Great ( 600?-530 bc), king of Persia (550-530 bc). He was the son of Cambyses I, a descendant of Achaemenes (Hakhamanish) (flourished 7th century bc), and a member of the Achaemenid dynasty.

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