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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Cyrus (2)

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Surnamed the

econd son of Darius II.; conspired against his brother Artaxerxes Mnemon, was sentenced to death, pardoned, and restored to his satrapy in Asia Minor; conspired anew, raised a large army, including Greek mercenaries, marched against his brother, and was slain at Cunaxa, of which last enterprise and its fate an account is given in the "Anabasis" of Xenophon; d . 401 B.C.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Cyrus (2)'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/c/cyrus-2.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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