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How the Persians Defeated the Egyptians With Cats

07 Dec 2015 16:27

The Ancient Egyptians so revered cats, that the Persian army is said to have defeated them using cats. No, the cats did not fight. You can't train a cat to be a soldier.

According to this legend, which has several different versions, when Great King Cambyses, heir of King Cyrus, of Persia, invaded Egypt, the Persians well knew of the Egyptians reverence, and laws concerning cats….

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