Cyrus, King of the Persians (inv. 1405)

Cyrus, King of the Persians (inv. 1405)

FLANDERS ca. 1570-1580 Cartoons based on drawings by Michiel Coxcie, ca. 1555 The Book of Ezra (1:1-11) in the Old Testament narrates the story of Cyrus, who promulgated a decree sending the Jews, slaves in Babylon, back to Jerusalem only a year after coming to the...

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