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 (ə-kē′mə-nĭd, -kĕm′ə-) also A·chae·me·ni·an (ăk′ə-mē′nē-ən)
Of or relating to the dynasty that ruled the Persian Empire.
A member or subject of this dynasty.

[After Achaemenes, legendary ancestor of Cyrus II, founder of the dynasty.]


(əˈkiːmənɪd; əˈkɛm-)
n, pl Achaemenids, Achaemenidae (ˌækɪˈmɛnɪˌdiː) or Achaemenides (ˌækɪˈmɛnɪˌdiːz)
(Historical Terms) any member of a Persian dynasty of kings, including Cyrus the Great, that ruled from about 550 to 331 bc, when Darius III was overthrown by Alexander the Great
[from Greek, after Akhaimenēs, name of the founder]
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The paper ends with an appendix on selected Achaemenid Elamite nutritional and agricultural terms.
In this chapter Lee puts the mission of Ezra into the broader historical context of Achaemenid political and diplomatic efforts.
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The origins of Bam can be traced back to the Achaemenid period (6th to 4th centuries BC).
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History of Achaemenid Phoenicia: Being a Phoenician, Negotiating Empires.
The social history of Achaemenid Phoenicia; being a Phoenician, negotiating empires.
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