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Example Question #1 : Persian Dominance
The reign of this Persian Emperor saw a successful Egyptian rebellion against Persian authority.
Cyrus the Great
During the reign of the powerful Persian Emperor Darius I, Egypt was administered according to the Persian tradition of respecting and accommodating local religions and cultures; however, during the later rule of Xerxes, Egypt was ruled with an iron fist, and Egyptian traditions, customs, and local institutions were suppressed. This led to a successful uprising which freed Egypt of Persian control for half a century.