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as having brought "into subjection every nation without exception". Cambridge Ancient History IV (#refcah-iv) Chapter 3c. p. 170. The quote is from the Greek historian Herodotus. Cyrus did not venture into Egypt, as he himself died in battle, fighting the Massagetae along the Syr Darya in December 530 BC. Beckwith, Christopher. (2009). ''Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present''. Princeton


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not venture into Egypt, as he himself died in battle, fighting the Massagetae along the Syr Darya in December 530 BC. Beckwith, Christopher. (2009). ''Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present''. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-13589-2. Page 63. Cyrus's date of death can be deduced from the last two references to his own reign (a tablet from Borsippa dated


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