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ARCHAEOLOGICAL & CULTURAL NEWS OF THE IRANIAN WORLD

 

Iranians to Celebrate the International Cyrus Day

 

28 October 2007

 

 

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LONDON, (CAIS) -- Iran's Fars Province tomorrow will celebrate the international Cyrus Day to mark the birth of the Father of Nation, Cyrus the Great, at the Achaemenid ceremonial capital. the Persepolis.

The ceremony will be held to highlight the historical magnificence of Persepolis and examine the numerous existing legends about Cyrus the Great.

The event will be attended by researchers and historians who will deliver speeches about the history of Fars Province and the Achaemenid dynasty.

Cyrus the Great (529-580 BCE) united the two major Iranian groups - the Medes and the Persians.

Cyrus the Great is best remembered for his great tolerance and noble attitude towards the conquered nations. He is also famous for the declaration of the first Charter of Human Rights.

He is buried in Pasargadae, 70 kilometers north of Persepolis in Fars.

 

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