Cyrus (name)

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Cyrus (name) Definition

(Wikipedia) - Cyrus (name) "The four winged guardian figure" of Cyrus the Great at Pasargadae on top of which inscribed in three languages the sentence "I am Cyrus the king an Achaemenian"

Cyrus /ˈsaɪərəs/ is the given name of a number of Persian kings. Most notably it refers to Cyrus the Great. Cyrus is also the name of Cyrus I of Anshan (ca. 650 BC), King of Persia the grandfather of Cyrus the Great; and Cyrus the Younger (died 401 BC), brother to the Persian King Artaxerxes II of Persia.

Cyrus, as a word in English, is the Latinized form of the Greek Κῦρος, Kȳros, from Old Persian

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