Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

1375 Matt Waters – Cyrus & his Cylinder

Cyrus Cylinder

Cyrus Cylinder

With the Cyrus Cylinder now on display at the Sackler Gallery in Washington DC, and after that in four other major U.S. cities, we pulled out our interview on Cyrus the Great with Matt Waters. Matt Waters is a professor of classics and ancient history at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Cyrus, what an incredible historical leader, with approbations from biblical writers as well as historians. Here’s more background information.

The Cyrus Cylinder: Program #1375 || British Museum || Sackler Galley || Translation || ABC News || Ted Talk

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