Artaxerxes



(“Longimanus”) died 424 b.c, king of Persia 464–24.
(“Mnemon”) died 359? b.c, king of Persia 404?–359?.
Historical Examples

He was cupbearer to artaxerxes, a position of much ease and wealth.
Training the Teacher A. F. Schauffler

artaxerxes married two of his daughters.1688 The Ptolemies adopted this practice.
Folkways William Graham Sumner

Of the internal administration and government of his extensive empire by artaxerxes, but little is known.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire George Rawlinson

Darius and Parysatis had two sons: the elder was named artaxerxes, and the younger Cyrus.
Anabasis Xenophon

They are regular, and at least as handsome as those of artaxerxes and his divine patron.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 7. (of 7): The Sassanian or New Persian Empire George Rawlinson

And this was the state of the Jews under the reign of artaxerxes.
The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus

artaxerxes, the king of the Persians, appears in person in courts and in wars.
Essays on the Greek Romances Elizabeth Hazelton Haight

artaxerxes was about the weakest of all the Persian monarchs.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia George Rawlinson

artaxerxes built there an apadana on a vaster scale than any hitherto designed.
History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 9 (of 12) G. Maspero

This challenge King artaxerxes showed no inclination to accept.
Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15) Charles Morris

noun
died 425 bc, king of Persia (465–425): son of Xerxes I
noun
died ?358 bc, king of Persia (?404–?358). He defeated his brother Cyrus the Younger at Cunaxa (401)

Persian masc. proper name, in classical history, a son of Xerxes II, also a son of Darius, from Greek Artaxerxes (explained by Herodotus as “Great Warrior”), from Old Persian Artaxšaca, literally “having a kingdom of justice,” from arta- “justice” + xšaca “kingdom.”

the Greek form of the name of several Persian kings. (1.) The king who obstructed the rebuilding of the temple (Ezra 4:7). He was probably the Smerdis of profane history. (2.) The king mentioned in Ezra 7:1, in the seventh year (B.C. 458) of whose reign Ezra led a second colony of Jews back to Jerusalem, was probably Longimanus, who reigned for forty years (B.C. 464-425); the grandson of Darius, who, fourteen years later, permitted Nehemiah to return and rebuild Jerusalem.

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