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Pausanias and Xerxa, King Xerxes daughter

historical drama in five acts, founded on an unfinished historical romance by the late Lord Lytton, the dramatic rituations have been obtained from Plutarch Thucydides, Grote and other historians

by Huberta M[arianne] Plum- Woehning

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Published by Burr printing house in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Huberta M. Plum-Woehning
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS635.Z9 P733
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.l., 118 p.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24776395M
LC Control Number04032374

Xerxes II was apparently only recognized as king in Persia and Sogdianus in Elam. Ochus' first inscription as Darius II can be dated to Janu BC. He was already satrap of Hyrcania and was soon recognized by Media, Babylonia and Egypt. Xerxes II only ruled forty-five days. American rapper King Gordy released an album titled Xerxes the God King on August 1, Note on Wife: Amestris + Amestris or Amastris (Friend in Old Persian) was the wife of Xerxes I of Persia, mother of king Artaxerxes I of Persia.[1] She was known to have been poorly regarded by ancient Greek historians.[2][3][4].

Xerxes, the Persian king who invaded Greece in BC, quickly earned a notoriety that endured throughout antiquity and beyond. The Greeks' historical encounter with this eastern king – which resulted, against overwhelming odds, in the defeat of the Persian army – has inspired a series of literary responses to Xerxes in which he is variously portrayed as the archetypal destructive and. Xerxes Essay, Research Paper Xerxes Born in c. BC, of the parents King Darius and his wife Atossa came Xerxes. He was raised in the lavish opulence of an eastern court and became the designated heir to his father s throne in which he was to rule .

Xerxes, Great King of the Persian Empire from – B.C., has gone down in history as an angry tyrant full of insane ambition. The stand of Leonidas and the against his army at Thermopylae is a byword for courage, while the failure of Xerxes’ expedition has overshadowed all the other achievements of his twenty-two-year reign. In fact the movie, One Night with the King, was ninth on the list of highest-grossing motion pictures during the week it was released. This film received a CAMIE Award. But who was she really? A Jewess. Edith Deen, in her book All the Women of the Bible (), introduces her as first “one of the humblest of figures, an orphan.


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Pausanias and Xerxa, King Xerxes daughter by Huberta M[arianne] Plum- Woehning Download PDF EPUB FB2

Xerxes I (Old Persian: 𐎧𐏁𐎹𐎠𐎼𐏁𐎠, romanized: Xšaya-ṛšā; c. – August BC), commonly known as Xerxes the Great, was the fourth King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire, ruling from to was the son and successor of Darius the Great (r.

– BC) and his mother was Atossa, a daughter of Cyrus the Great (r. – BC), the first Achaemenid essor: Darius I. Xerxes was born about – BCE, the eldest son of Darius the Great ( BCE– BCE) and his second wife Atossa. Darius was the fourth king of the Achaemenid empire, but not directly descended from the founder Cyrus II (~– BCE).

Darius would take the empire to its greatest extent, but before he could accomplish that, he needed to establish his connection to the family. Xerxes’ forces paid a heavy toll at the pass of Thermopylae at the hands of the fabled Spartans and were defeated at Salamis. Returning home, Xerxes turned to domestic affairs.

King Ahasuerus (Xerxes) plays a prominent role in the book of Esther. Xerxes I, Persian king (– BCE), the son and successor of Darius I. He is best known for his massive invasion of Greece from across the Hellespont ( BCE), a campaign marked by the battles of Thermopylae, Salamis, and Plataea.

His ultimate defeat spelled the beginning of the decline of the Achaemenian Empire. Xerxes being named the heir to his father caused a bit of controversy, as he wasn’t actually the king’s eldest son.

However, Xerxes’s mother was a daughter of Cyrus the Great, and Xerxes was her eldest son. So while Xerxes’s older brother Artabazenes laid a claim to the throne, his mother was a commoner, so he lost out to the more royal.

Xerxes I of Persia. Also known as Xerxes the Great he was the fourth Zoroastrian king of kings of the Achamenid Empire. Immediately after seizing the kingship, Darius I of Persia (son of Hystaspes) married Atossa (daughter of Cyrus the Great).

This rules out Xerxes as the king Ahasuerus of the book of Esther. The only kings after Xerxes ruling from India to Ethiopia as mentioned in the book of Esther are Artaxerxes I and III.

Nehemiah’s major position within his court and his queen influencing him to order the resumption of the building of the Jerusalem Temple (Nehemiah   Xerxes was also the first son born to Darius after Darius became king.

These factors distinguished him from his older half-brother Artabazanes, and merited Xerxes being chosen to succeed Darius. At his accession in BCE, Xerxes could not have been more than 36 years old (since he was born after the accession of Darius in BCE).

In BC he was suspected of conspiring with the Persians having allegedly sent a letter King Xerxes I, saying he wished to bring Sparta and the rest of Greece under Persian control, in return for the hand of the king's daughter to which Xerxes agreed.

Facing arrest, Pausanias escaped to the temple of Athena of the Brazen House. Xerxes and Vashti are first cousins through his father and second cousins through his mother (in other words, his mother, Atossa, and Vashti are also first cousins).

When Xerxes becomes king in B.C. at the age of 35 he is already married to Vashti and a father. Xerxes, Great King of the Persian Empire from – B.C., has gone down in history as an angry tyrant full of insane ambition.

The stand of Leonidas and the against his army at Thermopylae is a byword for courage, while the failure of Xerxes’ expedition has overshadowed all the other achievements of his twenty-two-year reign.

In this lively and comprehensive new biography, Richard. Today I want to start with the book of Esther. The book itself was written between and B.C. making it one of the last Old Testament books written. It was written either at the end of Xerxes reign or during the reign of his son Artaxerxes who ruled from to B.C.

Xerxes was born in the royal Persian family around BC to the king of Persia, Darius I and Atossa. His mother was the daughter of Cyrus the great, which played a big role in his coronation as the king, despite not being the eldest son of Darius.

Xerxes even appears in the Bible, where he was identified as King Ahasuerus in the Book of Esther, inspiring the painting Esther Denouncing Haman to King Ahaseurus by Ernest Normand. He has also been portrayed in films (perhaps unflatteringly) such. Then the king's young men who attended him said, “Let beautiful young virgins be sought out for the king.

And let the king appoint officers in all the provinces of his kingdom to gather all the beautiful young virgins to the harem in Susa the capital, under custody of Hegai, the king. The brother of Xerxes who sought after Xerxes' wife and daughter, planned a revolt after a dispute on the matter and was eventually killed by Xerxes.

Pausanias, A.D. Who said: "The famous king Xerxes was ridiculous, if it is true that he despised the sea and land" Aelian, A.D. Xerxes I, was a Persian king (reigned - BC) of the Achaemenid dynasty. In the Bible he is known as Ahasuerus.

A son of Darius I and Atossa, the daughter of Cyrus the Great, he was appointed successor to his father in preference to his eldest half-brothers, who were born before Darius had become king. Xerxes I is traditionally identified as the Persian king Ahasuerus, husband of the famous Esther, from the Old testaments Book of Esther.

Even if this was true, Esther would have been only one of many Xerxes wives, as he reportedly had a harem. His primary wife was Amestris, a noblewoman and a mother of Xerxes.

Xerxes the Great was born in BC and died in Persepolis, modern day Iran. He was the son of Atossa, the daughter of Achaemenid king Cyrus the Great, and King Darius I and became the heir apparent in preference to his elder brother due to his lineage in relation to Cyrus (which his elder brother missed out on because he was not Atossa’s son).

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Jacob Abbott: The Collection of Complete Works (Annotated): Collection Includes Alexander the Great, Cleopatra, Genghis Khan, Hannibal, Xerxes, Nero, Queen Elizabeth, Pyrrhus, And More.

Ren A. Hakims work Xerxes is a film script which describes Xerxes reign, and particularly his campaigns against the Greeks, predominantly from the Persian perspective. As far as I can tell (and I am not an expert on Persian history), the book is on the whole accurate, with many scenes and quotes taken directly from Herodotus.3/5(1).Known by history as the last Xerxesian monarch, the King of Xerxes, the ancient and prosperous land, ruled over his subjects well into his old age, acting in a manner that caused him to be beloved by the happy citizens.

However, fear of his approaching death and a presumed lack of eligible heirs began to cloud his judgment as he grew older and, when one of the nation's most prominent.XERXES (zŭrk’sēz, Gr.

form of Heb. ’ăhashwērôsh, Persian Khshayarsha). The father of Darius the Mede, mentioned in DanKing of Persia, mentioned in the Book of seems to be little doubt that he is the well-known historical Xerxes (kjv, Ahasuerus), who reigned from to main support for this identification is to be found in the linguistic equivalence of.