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When Babylon was conquered by the persians in 539B.C. Cyrus the Great show mercy to the civilians by giving them freedom and freeing all the slaves in the region.

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In 539 B.C., the armies of Cyrus the Great conquered the city of Babylon. But rather than rape and pillage, Cyrus freed the slaves, declared freedom of religion and established racial equality. These great decrees were recorded in cuneiform on a baked-clay cylinder now known as the Cyrus Cylinder. It is considered the world’s first charter of human rights.Cyrus was one of the first kings that fought against tyranny.

Heorl_256 Author

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Justly called the Great :)
I believe he's also the one who freed the Jews.

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Heorl_256 Author

Yeah it is wrote in Bible I thing:)

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