Nearly four hundred years after the rule of David, Babylonian hordes lay siege to Jerusalem and force the Jews into exile in Babylon, where their identity and faith are tested. Decades later, Cyrus, King of Persia, conquers Babylon. Fulfilling biblical prophecy, Cyrus begins to allow the Jews to return to their homeland.
Did You Know?
In the Persian cavalry, riding towards Babylon, some the riders have stirrups for their horses. The stirrup was invented over a thousand years later, in China. See more