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Da·ri·us I(də-rī′əs) Known as "Darius the Great." 550?-486 bc.
King of Persia (521-486) who expanded the empire, organized a highly efficient administrative system, and invaded Greece, only to be defeated at the Battle of Marathon in 490.
(Biography) known as Darius the Great, surname Hystaspis. ?550–486 bc, king of Persia (521–486), who extended the Persian empire and crushed the revolt of the Ionian city states (500). He led two expeditions against Greece but was defeated at Marathon (490)
Da•ri•us I(dəˈraɪ əs)
(Darius Hystaspes) ( “the Great” ), 558?–486? B.C., king of Persia 521–486.