Darius the Great

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king of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)


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The book begins with 600-500 BCE, the Empire of Darius the Great of Persia saw a Persian emperor who upheld rulings of Egyptian judges and sanctioned Judaic law as the law of Israel.
They say a flat bread was found in the ashes of Pompeii, and in the sixth century soldiers of Darius the Great baked a flat bread on their shields and covered it with cheese and dates.
It was carved on the orders of Darius the Great of Persia more than 2,000 years ago and was written in three different languages, using only cuneiform.
The intrepid individual was Henry Cheswicke Rawlinson, an Englishman, scholar, soldier, diplomat and imperial adventurer, and he was copying the vast lists of inscriptions cut into the cliff face on the orders of King Darius the Great of Persia more than 2,000 years previously.
Others believe the tomb belongs to Atossa, the daughter of Cyrus the Great and the wife of Darius the Great.