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This assignment contains 4 primary source documents that contain accounts of Cyrus the Great's rise to power. The sources include;
(1.) Cyrus Cylinder 539 BCE
(2.)Cyrus Cylinder 539 BCE
(3.) King James Version of the Bible, First Chapter of Ezra
(4.) The Account of Herodotus on Cyrus the Great (Book 1)
Each document has 1-4 questions each to help students analyze the sources and understand the time period. (Total Questions 15.) Finally students will be given a writing prompt; Applying information from one text to another, citing when necessary, identify which document you believe is the most accurate depiction of historical events and explain why you chose the document.