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What if Cyrus had not freed the Jews?

By Roger Price

September 24, 2013 | 9:01 am

The Cyrus Cylinder
Credit: R. Price

  Over twenty-five centuries ago, Cyrus II, founder and ruler of the Persian Empire, freed the Jews who had been transported forcibly to Babylon and facilitated the reconstruction of... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Roger Price was born and raised on the South Side Chicago neighborhood of Hyde Park, long before Barack Obama decided to settle there. Originally schooled in a classic...

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