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Cyrus Cylinder

"I (Jona Lendering) put this text online because no correct transcript or translation is currently available on the web. I do not know what is more disturbing: that someone has made a falsification to prove the Shah''s propaganda, or that no university has put online the correct text to contradict the falsification. The transcription of the text offered on the next page has been adapted from the edition by Hanspeter Schaudig (below), the translation is a modified version of Mordechai Cogan''s, which was published in W.H. Hallo and K.L. Younger, The Context of Scripture. Vol. II: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World (2003, Leiden and Boston). "

Author(s):  Lendering, Jona
Format:  Article
Publisher:  Livius