CYRUS THE GREAT by Harold Lamb

CYRUS THE GREAT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Here in Lamb's highly imaginative and evocative style is the story of the almost mythical Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Lydia and Babylonia, founder of what has come to be known as the Persian Empire, who lived in the 6th century B.C. Of obscure but noble birth, Cyrus brought to his conquests an almost modern consciousness of the need for reform of corruption. His story reads like hero tales resounding through marble halls, and this appealing account of a colorful society lends color and vitality to the bare bones of ancient history.

Pub Date: Sept. 9th, 1960
Publisher: Doubleday