According to Plutarch, his epitaph said,
"O man, whoever you are and wherever you come from, for I know you will come, I am Kourosh (Cyrus), son of Camboojiyeh(Cambyses), who won the Persians their empire and was king of the East. Do not therefore begrudge me this bit of earth that covers my bones."
How famous was Cyrus the Great?
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