Ancient Leadership in the Era of Donald Trump

Sargon's parallel claim

Two centuries earlier, the Assyrian king Sargon II similarly claimed to be liberating the Babylonians from their unjust ruler (Merodach-Baladan) at Marduk's command. The justification is similar; but the Cyrus Cylinder gives more reasons for Maduk's preference in more detail.

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