Tigran Orontid and Cyrus the Great

Tigran Orontid and Cyrus the Great – Defeat of the Median Kingdom

According to Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi, the Median kingdom was defeated by the Armenian king Tigran Orontid in alliance with Cyrus. The core of his message can be revealed in comparison with the message of Xenophon, the Greek historian of the 5th-6th centuries BC, contained in his work “Cyropaedia.” Here, Cyrus and Armenian prince Tigran …

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