Cyrus ( BC) was the first Achaemenid Emperor. He founded Persia by uniting the two original Iranian Tribes- the Medes and the Persians. Although he. The name " Cyrus " (a transliteration of the Greek Kυρoς) is the Greek version of the Old-Persian kûruš or Khûrvaš meaning "sun-like": the noun khûr denotes. Touraj Daryaee, Howard C. Baskerville Professor in the History of Iran and the Persianate World and the. Culture Daily Life of Mesopotamia Art and Artisans Religion and Gods Code of Hammurabi Sumerian Writing and Cuneiform Epic of Gilgamesh People Famous Kings of Mesopotamia Cyrus the Great Darius I Hammurabi Nebuchadnezzar II. External Links Iran Chamber Society - Biography of Cyrus II Livius - Biography of Schauffhausen The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies - Cyrus the Great, The Father and Liberator. This edict is also fully reproduced in the Book of Ezra. Before returning to the capital, a Lydian named Pactyes was entrusted by Cyrus to send Croesus' treasury to Persia. She led the attack on the Iranian forces, bubble de luxe suffered heavy casualties as well as losing their leader, Cyrus.