The Cyrus Cylinder and Achaemenid Imperial Policy

@article{Kuhrt1983TheCC,
  title={The Cyrus Cylinder and Achaemenid Imperial Policy},
  author={Am{\'e}lie Kuhrt},
  journal={Journal for the Study of the Old Testament},
  year={1983},
  volume={8},
  pages={83 - 97}
}
  • A. Kuhrt
  • Published 1983
  • Art
  • Journal for the Study of the Old Testament
L'humanitarisme de Cyrus, selon Xenophon et le livre d'Esdras, cette image de "monarque eclaire" ayant persiste jusqu'a nos jours: voir les louanges que lui ont adresse Ben Gourion, Arnold Toynbee, Maurice Leroy en 1971, lors des celebrations de son 2500 anniversaire a Shiraz. Un temoignage majeur avance: le celebre "Cylindre de Cyrus" decouvert en 1879 a Babylone. L'.A. reprend le dossier. Il analyse le texte, avec l'addition du fragment de Yale recemment publie par P.-R. Berger (1975… Expand
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