Artaxerxes II


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Artaxerxes II

Died c. 359 bc.
King of Persia (404-359?) whose reign was marked by many rebellions and by a peace agreement with Sparta (386).

Artaxerxes II

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(Biography) died ?358 bc, king of Persia (?404–?358). He defeated his brother Cyrus the Younger at Cunaxa (401)
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Noun1.Artaxerxes II - king of Persia who subdued numerous revolutions and made peace with Sparta (?-359 BC)
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Ctesias of Cnidus was a doctor to the Persian king Artaxerxes II at the turn of the fourth century BCE.
297-301 with texts from Elephantine and constructs a complicated but plausible chain of events leading to the command of Artaxerxes II to Ezra "to prepare and publish a religious document that would allow several central sanctuaries to exist and pave the way for a coexistence of a more inclusive and a more exclusive concept of Jewish identity" (pp.
It is further mentioned in the Persian Annals of king Artaxerxes II (Diodorus Siculus XV 41.
The story is set at the height of the Persian Empire, and the Persians who populate it have a secure basis in Achaemenid history: King Artaxerxes II (405-359 BCE) is the ruler who figures in Xenophon's Anabasis, whose brother, Cyrus the Younger, rebelled against him and lost his life at the Battle of Cunaxa in 401 BCE; he was the ruler whose health was cared for by Ctesias of Cindus, who worked as a royal physician at the Persian court.
Lincoln's study climaxes in an infamous Greek account of torture at the Persian court, contextualized through Avestan texts and inscriptions of Artaxerxes II (87-94).
Anabasis (Greek for "Uphill") is the most famous work of the Greek professional soldier and writer Xenophon who accompanied the Ten Thousand, a large army of Greek mercenaries hired by Cyrus the Younger, who intended to seize the throne of Persia from his brother, Artaxerxes II.
Another issue was the restoration of the Shaur Palace, built during the reign of the Achaemenid King Artaxerxes II (around 404-359 BCE).
48) Democedes of Croton was personal physician to Darius I; Apollonides of Cos was the personal physician of Artaxerxes I; while Ctesias of Cnidos and Polycritos of Mende were the physicians of Artaxerxes II (Dandamaev and Lukonin, 296).
war between Cyrus the Younger and Artaxerxes II for the throne of Persia.