The Cyrus Cylinder

The Cyrus Cylinder, created by king Cyrus the great is known to be one of the world’s first charter of human rights.

Cyrus the Great was the founder of the Achaemenid Empire and is known to have respected the customs and religions of the lands he conquered. His empire was based on a very successful model for centralized administration with a  government working for the advantage and profit of its subject.

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The Cyrus Cylinder


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