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(ˌɑr təˈzɜrk siz)
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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De Jong, then, reinterprets five well-known problems: the coronation ceremony of Artaxerxes III, royal processions, sacrificial rites, funerary arrangements, and the royal fire.
These included the wife of Artaxerxes III and three of his daughters, including Parysatis whom Alexander later married.
91 and 103 belong to the reign of Artaxerxes III, then so should VAS 6 293 and OECT 12 pl.