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The fact, too, that some portions of the work are written in Chaldee and other portions in Hebrew has been used as an argument against the unity of authorship; and attempts have been made to show that a contradiction exists between the fourth chapter and those which follow. But it has already been pointed out that the contents of the fourth chapter, when rightly interpreted, are in entire harmony with the rest of the book; and the general unity of style and conception which pervades the whole work makes it difficult to believe that the chief actor in the events it records was not also the writer of the entire book in which they are embodied.

But his victory over the Median king Astyages and the destruction of the Median Empire made him at once one of the most formidable princes in Western Asia. Henceforth the seat of his power was moved from Susa or Shushan to Ekbatana, called Achmetha in Scripture, Hagmatan in Persian, the capital of Media. Shushan, it is true, still continued to be a royal residence, but the court occupied it only during the spring months, Ekbatana with its cool mountain climate being the summer residence of the king.

5. The adversaries of the Jews had 'hired counsellors against them to frustrate their purpose all the days of Cyrus king of Persia, even until the reign of Darius king of 1 Zech. Y. II ; vi. 10.

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