Medo-Persian

Darius I: A Black Medo-Persian King In The Bible

Darius I: A Black Medo-Persian King In The Bible

When we think of Persians, we often think of what present day Persians look like when we considered how they looked in the past (similar to Elamites). Here's what they look like today: Much like history, the entire area known as the "Middle East" has been whitewashed and appropriated. Persia is no exception. In the Bible, Darius I aka Darius The Great is mentioned in the following books: EzraNehemiahDanielHaggaiZechariah When Darius is depicted in scholarly text or on television, he's often shown not as he is, but as he was imagined by a Greek painter in 1888: What Darius The…
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