Channelling River

Circa 538 BC, Cyrus II, the Great, King of Persia, on the banks of the River Gyndes, which he must cross to wage war on the Babylonians. After one of his white horses drowns in the river, he decides to channel it into 360 rivulets in order to cross. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Circa 538 BC, Cyrus II, the Great, King of Persia, on the banks of the River Gyndes, which he must cross to wage war on the Babylonians. After one of his white horses drowns in the river, he decides to channel it into 360 rivulets in order to cross. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Channelling River
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Credit:
Hulton Archive / Stringer
Editorial #:
51245053
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Hulton Archive
Date created:
02 January, 1754
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Hulton Archive
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HH1791
Object name:
96h10/huch/3364/24
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