Aniensis Chronica


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1. Cyrus for 30 years. In the first year of his reign, he gave freedom to fifty thousand Jewish captives. These returned to Jerusalem, where they raised an altar and laid the foundations of the temple. Because of neighboring people, however, the temple remained unfinished until the time of Darius son of Vestaspis. Tomyris, heroin of the Massagetae, killed Cyrus.