Xerxes - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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I - king of Persia, 486-465 B.C.
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us returns to Athens some statues which had been removed by Xerxes
ius I 36 262 521 B.C. (1 Jan.) Xerxes 21 283 486 B.C. (23
The Greeks, who received Xerxes in hospitality, and invite
Like those with which proud Xerxes bound the strait.
zus, who was a sister of Xerxes by the same father, (and
st-fruits. And (?) Xerxes did not think it fitting for the
began to rule the Jews Xerxes the great for 21 years Ast
Reminiscence of Xerxes crossing from Asia to Europe (48
years After Dareius came Xerxes and the other Persian king
burnt down by the Babylonians. Xerxes the son of Dareius,
her 34 years. Then Xerxes the son of Dareius - for 20 year
months Dareius, 36 years Xerxes, the son of Dareius, 21
youth. He gloriously conquered Xerxes, noblest king of the
B.C.]. From when Xerxes crossed the Hellespont, after
name as the man who persuaded Xerxes to invade Greece.
to all nations. Xerxes, however, alleged, that the disp
(1-2) BOOK 3 [3.1] & & Xerxes, king of Persia, once the
also such favour with Xerxes, that, when that monarch
that conquered the Jews was Xerxes, king of Persia. Sub
who came to Athens with Xerxes, when on account of some
rius the father of Xerxes used to praise himself, saying
are conquerors ? & When Xerxes with that great navy made
the Ionians fought under Xerxes in alliance with the Persi
nians, about the army of Xerxes, on a tablet which he then
Polyaen_* 07.15.1-5 *
his camp and retreated.  & Xerxes. When Xerxes underto
Caria, fought as an ally of Xerxes against the Greeks.
ried Darius and bore him a son Xerxes. Xerxes was a very
PsCallisth_* 2.2-6 *
stroyed them. Then Xerxes filled the sea with ships and
For an image of Xerxes, which Darius cherished, fell
we would have subdued her for Xerxes. We did not turn to
the palace of Cyrus and Xerxes and we found many splendid
where I would my master [Xerxes] had never built over the
II - king of Persia in 424 B.C.
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kings of the Persians: Xerxes the second - for 2 months
ars Artaxerxes, 40 years Xerxes II, 2 months Sogdianus,
- an ancient king of Assyria
rus, for 40 years. Xerxes, also called Balaeus, for 30 yea
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