Xerxes I of Persia(519–465 BC), was the 4th King of Kings of Persia. In 465 BC, Xerxes was murdered by Artabanus, the commander of the royal bodyguard and the most powerful official in the Persian court. Although Artabanus bore the same name as the famed uncle of Xerxes, a Hyrcanian, his rise to prominence was due to his popularity in religious quarters of the court and harem intrigues. He put his seven sons in key positions and had a plan to dethrone the Achamenids.
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The rock-cut tomb at Naqsh-e Rustam north of Persepolis, copying that of Darius, is usually assumed to be that of Xerxes
http://amzn.to/2lhSMtm "Purim in Words and Pictures" recounts in detail the extraordinary story of the miraculous reversal of fortune of Persian Jewry in the days of Xerxes I, the emperor who is more widely known as King Achashverosh. Learn about and color the many PURIM characters, including King Achashverosh, Queen Vashti, Queen Esther, Evil Haman and more!
Old Persian Cuneiform, part of the Behistun inscription (column 1, lines 1-8) of Darius I (522-486 BC), who was the father of Ahasuereus (Xerxes I) the husband of Esther. Old Persian appears from about 600 BC to 300 BC; Darius I claims to have created the written cuneiform.
PERSAS pt.3: Dario I; Xerxes I (300 Esparta;Temístocles e Leônidas);Fim ...