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Greek sources: diverting the Euphrates

Neither Persian nor Babylonian nor Hebrew sources record exactly HOW Cyrus entered Babylon peacefully, but the Greek historians Herodotus and Xenophon offered a thought: they claim that Cyrus diverted the river Euphrates (Herodotus 1.191, Xenophon Cyropaedia 7.5.15).

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