Darius

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Darius

[dəˈraɪəs] NDarío
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However the figure of Darius the Mede is understood (Daniel 6:1, 9:1, 11:1), he is positioned in the Book of Daniel as coming before Cyrus (Daniel 6:29).
The second episode presents the familiar story of Daniel in the lions' den, wherein Daniel is condemned for his refusal to worship Darius the Mede but an angel sent by God saves the prophet from death (176-336).
Of course this Chaldean king was to die the very evening that Daniel explained the writings meaning, and the kingdom was taken by Darius the Mede.
His Oxford research was on biblical Aramaic, the language in which part of Daniel was written, and he followed up the publication of this with a study entitled Darius the Mede and the Four World Empires in the Book of Daniel: A Historical Study of Contemporary Theories (1935).