Xerxes the Great

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Noun1.Xerxes the Great - king of Persia who led a vast army against Greece and won the battle of Thermopylae but was eventually defeated (519-465 BC)
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While the people of the two nations have different thoughts of one another, I should mention that the tomb of Queen Esther, the wife of Persian King Ahasuerus (commonly identified as Xerxes the Great), has been preserved in the Iranian city of Hamadan since her death in 465 B.C.
vvGooglinga runner Xerxes 6.10 Folkestone Xerxes 1 of Persia, also known as Xerxes the Great (519-465 BC), was the fourth king of the Achaemenid empire.