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  Artaxerxes I - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Artaxerxes I (?-425 bc), Persian king of the Achaemenid dynasty who reigned from 465 to 425 bc.
Artaxerxes I (Latin; Greek Ἀρταξέρξης; corruption of Old Persian Artaxšacā, "whose reign is through arta (truth)")) was king of the Persian Empire from 465 BC to 424...
Artaxerxes I: Achaemenid king of Persia (reigned 465425 BC).
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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Persia
Persia proper is bounded on the north by Transcaucasia, the Caspian Sea, and Russian Turkestan; on the south by the Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf; it is over one-fifth as large as the United States (excluding Alaska) and twice as large as Germany, having an area of about 642,000 square miles.
Pherecles, the Seleucid satrap, having insulted Tiridates, was slain, and Parthia freed from the Macedonians.
On his arrival in Persia, Mgr Cluzel was immediately acknowledged by the shah, decorated with the insignia of the Lion and Sun, and officially confirmed, by a special imperial firman, as the representative of the Father of the Faithful.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11712a.htm   (14926 words)

  
 The Internet Classics Archive | Artaxerxes by Plutarch
The first Artaxerxes, among all the kings of Persia the most remarkable for a gentle and noble spirit, was surnamed the Long-handed, his right hand being longer than his left, and was the son of Xerxes.
Upon this, Artaxerxes, perceiving what was his wisest way of waging the war, sent Timocrates the Rhodian into Greece, with large sums of gold, commanding him by a free distribution of it to corrupt the leading men in the cities, and to excite a Greek war against Sparta.
But Artaxerxes gratified the Grecians in one thing in lieu of the many wherewith he plagued them, and that was by taking off Tisaphernes, their most hated and malicious enemy, whom he put to death; Parysatis adding her influence to the charges made against him.
classics.mit.edu /Plutarch/artaxerx.html   (6163 words)

  
 Artaxerxes I of Persia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Artaxerxes I (Artakhshathra I) was king of the Persian Empire from 465 BC to 424 The name as given is the Greek form; the Persian form is Artakhshathra.
This indirectly caused the Athenians to move the treasury of the Delian League from the island of Delos to the Athenian acropolis.
Artaxerxes I offered Themistokles, who was the winner of the Battle of Salamis, asylum after Themistokles was ostracized (banned) from Athens.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artaxerxes_I_of_Persia   (234 words)

  
 AncientWeb.org: Ancient Persia - The Art, Culture and History of the Ancient Middle East
The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran).
Persia's earliest known kingdom was the proto-Elamite Empire, followed by the Medes; but it is the Achaemenid Empire that emerged under Cyrus the Great that is usually the earliest to be called "Persian." Successive states in Iran before 1935 are collectively called the Persian Empire by Western historians.
As Persia assumed control over the rest of Media and their large Middle Eastern empire, Cyrus led the united Medes and Persians to still more conquest.
www.ancientweb.org /Persia   (2190 words)

  
 Plutarch's Life of Artaxerxes
[1] The first Artaxerxes, among all the kings of Persia the most remarkable for a gentle and noble spirit, was surnamed the Long-handed, his right hand being longer than his left, and was the son of Xerxes.
[23] But Artaxerxes gratified the Grecians in one thing in lieu of the many wherewith he plagued them, and that was by taking off Tisaphernes, their most hated and malicious enemy, whom he put to death; Parysatis adding her influence to the charges made against him.
For the king did not persist long in his wrath with his mother, but was reconciled to her, and sent for her, being assured that she had wisdom and courage fit for royal power, and there being now no cause discernible but that they might converse together without suspicion or offense.
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 Great King of Persia Artakshassa I Artaxerxes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Artaxerxes I faced several rebellions, the most important of which was that of Egypt in 459 BC, not fully suppressed until 454 BC.
The main events of his long rule were the war with Sparta that ended with a peace favourable to the Persians; the revolt and loss to the empire of Egypt; the rebellion of Cyrus the Younger, brother of the king; and the uprising known as the revolt of the satraps.
Cyrus the Younger, though caught in an assassination attempt at the time of Artaxerxes' coronation, was, nevertheless, forgiven, thanks to the pleadings of the Queen Mother, and was returned to the command of a province in Asia Minor.
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 Artaxerxes IV Arses
Arses was a son of the Persian king Artaxerxes III Ochus (358-338), and succeeded his father.
The death of Artaxerxes III caused great upheavals in the Achaemenid empire and it is certain that Bagoas and Artaxerxes IV were unable to get a firm grasp on the situation.
The reign of Artaxerxes IV Arses was short but important, because the seeds were sown for the ultimate downfall of Persia.
www.livius.org /arl-arz/artaxerxes/artaxerxes_iv.html   (472 words)

  
 Artaxerxes 2
Artaxerxes 2's almost 50 years in power were marked by numerous tensions inside the empire, and no advances into new territory.
As a result, when Artaxerxes 2 died, Persia was no larger than when he had become king.
Artaxerxes came to exercise much impact on Zoroastrianism because he reintroduced cults of the older Iranian gods, Anahita and Mithra.
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 Artaxerxes II * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Artaxerxes Memnon; the eldest son of king Darius II and Parysatis.
Artaxerxes had Kyrus arrested for treason; their mother, Parysatis, intervened and Kyrus was allowed to go free; Kyrus never forgave the indignity his brother had heaped upon him and, if he had not been his brother’s enemy before his arrest, he was surely his enemy afterwards.
When Kyrus finally had enough support to mount a revolt against Artaxerxes, he marched from the city of Sardis into the heart of Persia and was utterly defeated at the battle of Kunaxa (Cunaxa) in 401 BCE; Kyrus was killed in the final battle.
www.messagenet.com /myths/ppt/Artaxerxes_II_1.html   (394 words)

  
 Columbia Encyclopedia- Artaxerxes I - AOL Research & Learn
Artaxerxes is the Greek form of Ardashir the Persian.
The later weakness of the Persian Empire is commonly traced to the reign of Artaxerxes, and there were many uprisings in the provinces.
The fleet won a victory, but the treaty negotiated by Callias was generally favorable to Persia.
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 Persian Period II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
When Artaxerxes III took over Egypt, he had the city walls destroyed, started a reign of terror, and set about looting all the temples.
Persia gained a significant amount of wealth from this looting.
For the 10 years that Persia controlled Egypt, religion was persecuted, sacred books were stolen, and Egyptians in general were treated very badly.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/egypt/history/periods/persianii.html   (212 words)

  
 Ellen White's Confusion about when the 2300 days started   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
From the date of the decree of the king of Persia, found in Ezra 7, which was given in 457 before Christ, the 2300 years of Daniel 8:14 were supposed to terminate with 1843.
That which led to this movement was the discovery that the decree of Artaxerxes for the restoration of Jerusalem, which formed the starting point for the period of the 2300 days, went into effect in the autumn of the year 457 B.C., and not at the beginning of the year, as had been formerly believed.
Artaxerxes I was the son of King Xerxes, famous in classical literature for having attempted the subjugation of Greece.
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 Banks/Dean Genealogy - Person Page 224
Kosmartydene (?) married King Artaxerxes I of Persia, son of King Xerxes I of Persia and Amestris (?), a Babylonian concubine.
Andia (?) married King Artaxerxes I of Persia, son of King Xerxes I of Persia and Amestris (?), a Babylonian concubine.
Darius II of Persia Ochus (Bastard) married Parysatis (?), daughter of King Artaxerxes I of Persia and Andia (?).
www.gordonbanks.com /gordon/family/2nd_Site/geb-p/p224.htm   (2711 words)

  
 Ezra 4:7 And in the days of Artaxerxes, Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel and
In the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of his companions, to Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian character, and set forth in the Syrian language.
And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.
And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions to Artaxerxes king of Persia, and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian language, and interpreted in the Syrian language.
bible.cc /ezra/4-7.htm   (438 words)

  
 Timeline Persia
He failed in an attempted attack on Persia and was deserted by the Egyptians and Greek mercenaries.
The Sassanid kings of Persia (who had superseded the Parthians in the Empire of Iran) secured the lion's share of the spoils, while the Romans only received a strip of country on the western border which gave them Erzeroum and Diyarbekir for their frontier fortresses.
1828 Russia conquered the Armenian provinces of Persia, and this brought within her frontier the Monastery of Etchmiadzin, in the Khanate of Erivan, which was the seat of the Katholikos of All the Armenians.
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 ipedia.com: Darius III of Persia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
After the ambitious vizier Bagoas murdered King Artaxerxes III of Persia in 338 BC, and his son King Arses in 336 BC, Bagoas sought to i...
After the ambitious vizier Bagoas murdered King Artaxerxes III of Persia in 338 BC, and his son King Arses in 336 BC, Bagoas sought to install a new monarch who would be easier to control.
In 333 BC Darius himself took the field against the Macedonian king, but was beaten at Issus and Alexander took control of Persia.
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 Daily Bible Study - Ancient Empires - Persia
They settled in Persia, on the eastern side of the Persian Gulf.
The Persians were Aryans, speaking one of the eastern Indo-European group of languages.
Persepolis (see map) was an ancient city of Persia that served as a ceremonial capital for Darius and his successors.
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/persia.htm   (311 words)

  
 Artaxerxes II of Persia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To keep the Spartans busy, Artaxerxes subsidized their enemies in Greece - the Athenians, Thebans, and Corinthians, especially - to keep them busy back at home, in what would become known as the Corinthian War.
In 386 BC Artaxerxes II stabbed his allies in the back and came to an arrangement with Sparta, and in the Treaty of Antalcidas forced his erstwhile allies to come to terms.
His death caused Artaxerxes enormous grief, and there was public mourning for him throughout the empire as an offering to the king from his subjects.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artaxerxes_II_of_Persia   (432 words)

  
 Arkhilokhos to Astyanax * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Artaxerxes Okhos (Ochus); the king of the Persian Empire from 358 to 338 BCE; he was preceded by Artaxerxes Memnon and followed by Arsetis.
Artaxerxes II Artoxerxes II Artaxerxes Memnon; the eldest son of king Darius II and Parysatis.
Artaxerxes Longimanus; the king of the Persian Empire from 465 to 423 BCE; the successor of Xerxes I.
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 Persia
Abbas II (1632-1667) Shah of Persia 1642-67, the son of Safi I and the great-grandson of Abbas I. He received various embassies from Europe and recaptured Kandahar 1648, which had been lost by his predecessor to the Mogul emperors.
Intrigues and insurrections against Khosrau began to arise in Persia, and the Byzantine emperor Heraclius took advantage of this domestic weakness to defeat the Persian monarch in a campaign from 623 to 628.
Natural son of Artaxerxes I of Persia; murdered his half-brother Xerxes II; after reign of few months, was killed by another brother, Darius II.
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 Prophetic Technology
Xerxes' Assassination in 465 BC Xerxes, the father of Artaxerxes, was murdered by political aids in August, 465 BC.
Artaxerxes became king in August, 465 BC, which means we must consider lunar data from the years 461, 460 and 459 BC, as follows:
Moreover, this dated text confirms that King Artaxerxes ascended to the Persian throne in August, 465 BC.
www.harvardhouse.com /prophetictech/5thbc.htm   (1130 words)

  
 Love The Lord Ezra Lesson 7
Ezra 7:7 "And there went up [some] of the children of Israel, and of the priests, and the Levites, and the singers, and the porters, and the Nethinims, unto Jerusalem, in the seventh year of Artaxerxes the king." This Artaxerxes was the grandson of Darius, and the son of Xerxes.
Ezra 7:12 "Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect [peace], and at such a time." This is the beginning of the words of the decree.
The king of Persia was called king of kings, because at this time the Persians were very powerful in the known world.
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 BRI/TIM - The Bible - The King James Version - Ezra 7
This Ezra went up from Babylon; and he [was] a ready scribe in the law of Moses, which the LORD God of Israel had given: and the king granted him all his request, according to the hand of the LORD his God upon him.
Now this [is] the copy of the letter that the king Artaxerxes gave unto Ezra the priest, the scribe, [even] a scribe of the words of the commandments of the LORD, and of his statutes to Israel.
And I, [even] I Artaxerxes the king, do make a decree to all the treasurers which [are] beyond the river, that whatsoever Ezra the priest, the scribe of the law of the God of heaven, shall require of you, it be done speedily,
www.tims.net /bible/kjv/ezra-7.htm   (885 words)

  
 USCCB - NAB - Ezra 7
I, Artaxerxes the king, issue this decree to all the treasurers of West-of-Euphrates: Whatever Ezra the priest, scribe of the law of the God of heaven, requests of you, dispense to him accurately,
The seventh year of King Artaxerxes I would be 458 B.C., and the present order of the text suggests that date.
Others argue for the thirty-seventh year of Artaxerxes I, that is, 428 B.C.; this would suppose that the date given in the text has suffered in transmission.
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 Artaxerxes III
He gained the throne by a general massacre of his brother's family, and throughout his reign he continued a policy of terror.
Artaxerxes III re-established control over Persia and after several decades organized an attack against Egypt.
The reign of Artaxerxes III ended when he was poisoned after only 5 years of control over the Egyptian empire.
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 Ezra 7:1 Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king
Artaxerxes Ar-Ta-Xerx'es Azariah Azari'ah Ezra Hilkiah Hilki'ah Hilkijah Persia Reign Seraiah Serai'ah
Now after these things, when Artaxerxes was king of Persia, Ezra, the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah, (BBE)
And after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes, king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkijah, (DBY)
bible.cc /ezra/7-1.htm   (311 words)

  
 BLB Ezr 7
Ezr 7:1 — Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia, Ezra the son of Seraiah, the son of Azariah, the son of Hilkiah,
Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect [peace], and at such a time.
And it came to pass in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, [that] wine [was] before him: and I took up the wine, and gave [it] unto the king.
www.blueletterbible.org /tsk_b/Ezr/7/1.html   (861 words)

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