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It was, moreover, conditioned by the influence of Iranian dualism, which Israel had probably first encountered through its incorporation into the Persian empire of the Achaemenides after the Exile (538 B.C.).
I was once the field of Achaemenides, now I am Menippus ', and again I shall pass from another to another; for the former thought once that he owned me, and the latter thinks so now in his turn; and I belong to no man at all, but to Fortune.
From Ithaca my native foil I came To Troy, and Achaemenides my name.
The conquests of Semiramis (Serimamis in the original) may have included a part of India, but only Brunnhofer finds trace of this in Vedic literature, and the character of his work we have already described.] [Footnote 3: Senart attributes to the Achaemenides certain
(Herodot.l. i.c. 103) and Persians; and the kings of Pontus were of the royal race of the Achaemenides, (Sallust.