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Cyrus' treatment of his people
Updated: 10/7/2020
Cyrus' treatment of his people
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  • Astayages- Medians
  • Medes
  • Croesus
  • He was going to be burnt alive but was saved by a down poor after he took pity
  • Cyrus treated Astayages with great respect and he was kept in his court until he died.
  • Lydians
  • The two nations seem to blend into one. Given High positions under Cyrus and his successors.
  • Asiatic Greeks
  • Croesus was made an advisor and helped to keep Cyrus reasonable with his decisions
  • When there was a Lydian revolt Cyrus only blamed the leaders, however they were executed. The Lydians were not
  • Originally Cyrus had asked the Ionians to help him conquer Lydia. But they refused. So when the Ionians asked for special treatment Cyrus refused.
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