Sean Manning grew up on the west coast of Canada and completed a Master’s degree on the revolt of Cyrus the Younger at the University of Calgary in 2013. He is currently writing a doctoral dissertation on war and soldiers in the Achaemenid empire at the Universität Innsbruck in Austria. His words on this blog are his own opinion, backed by his judgement as a scholar.
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