Artaxerxes


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Ar•ta•xerx•es

(ˌɑr təˈzɜrk siz)
n.
1. Artaxerxes I, ( “Longimanus” ), died 424 B.C., king of Persia 464–24.
2. Artaxerxes II, ( “Mnemon” ), died 359? B.C., king of Persia 404?–359?
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Noun1.Artaxerxes - king of Persia who subdued numerous revolutions and made peace with Sparta (?-359 BC)
2.Artaxerxes - king of Persia who sanctioned the practice of Judaism in Jerusalem (?-424 BC)
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In two testaments, he references the Persian king Artaxerxes as an example of life to Longo's son, among other moral and philosophical lessons; furthermore, he divides his books (a rich collection of Latin, Greek and vernacular volumes) among his children.
2:1-9) to King Artaxerxes reveals strategies based on the assumption that the Persian kings were Zoroastrians.
Persian kings including Artaxerxes, Cyrus, and Darius permitted the Jews to rebuild their temple in Jerusalem.
Ctesias of Cnidus was a doctor to the Persian king Artaxerxes II at the turn of the fourth century BCE.
For example, according to Seder Olam, the Persian period lasted only 52 years, (1) and Artaxerxes is not a name for a particular king, but a general royal term, so that Cyrus and Darius are sometimes referred to as Artaxerxes.
In the fifth century BC, the exiled Athenian Themistocles came to Persia to offer his services to Artaxerxes, and was given control of Magnesia to support his family.
2) Er befand sich im Jahr 401, als Sokrates zum Tode verurteilt und hingerichtet wurde, auf dem Feldzug des Kyros gegen seinen Bruder Artaxerxes.
Then in another new venture Giovanna Sestini made her first appearance in serious opera in the character of Arbaces in Thomas Arne's Artaxerxes.
When Roverandom goes to visit Artaxerxes at the bottom of the sea, he meets the mer-dog, who tells him about his master:
The "pretended victory" of Alexander Severus over King Artaxerxes of Persia in 2,33 in a "blaze of imaginary glory," as reported by official historians of the time, is largely a fabrication.
He asserted that the passage did not mean days, but rather years, and that the 2,300 years started in 458 BC when Artaxerxes commanded Ezra to build the temple in Jerusalem.
It is further mentioned in the Persian Annals of king Artaxerxes II (Diodorus Siculus XV 41.