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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Darius I of Persia
Thus Darius subjugated the wild nations of the Pontic and Armenian mountains, and extended the Persian dominion to the Caucasus; for the same reasons he fought against the Saka and other Iranian steppe tribes, as well as the mysterious Turanians from beyond the Oxus.
Darius is also remembered for his Behistun Inscription which was chiselled into the rock face near the town of Behistun.
The details given by Herodotus (according to him, Darius had reached the Volga) are quite fantastic; and the account which Darius himself had given on a tablet, which was added to his great inscription in Behistun, is destroyed with the exception of a few words.
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 Darius (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
(2.) Darius, king of Persia, was the son of Hystaspes, of the royal family of the Achaemenidae.
But soon after his death and the accession of Darius, the Jews resumed their work, thinking that the edict of Smerdis would be now null and void, as Darius was in known harmony with the religious policy of Cyrus.
It was not found at Babylon, but at Achmetha (Ezra 6:2); and Darius forthwith issued a new decree, giving the Jews full liberty to prosecute their work, at the same time requiring the Syrian satrap and his subordinates to give them all needed help.
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 Darius I - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Darius also undertook lengthy campaigns; an incursion against the Scythians began in 512 BC, and it involved taking Thrace and Macedonia and building a bridge across the Danube.
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 Darius III of Persia - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the spring of 334 BC, that the heir, Alexander the Great, who had himself been confirmed as Hegemon by the League of Corinth, invaded Asia Minor at the head of a combined Greek army and almost immediately faced and defeated a Persian force at the Battle of the Granicus.
In 333 BC Darius himself took the field against the Greek king, but his much larger army was outflanked and defeated at the Battle of Issus and Darius was forced to flee, leaving behind his chariot, his camp, and his family, all of which were captured by Alexander.
In 331 BC, Darius' sister-wife Statira, who had otherwise been well-treated (Plutarch, Life of Alexander 21.2-5), died in captivity, reputedly during childbirth (Plutarch, Life of Alexander, 30.1).
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 Bible Query from Daniel
Darius I was involved in putting down a revolt in Babylon in 520 B.C., 19 years after Persia conquered Babylon.
From Daniel 9:1, this Darius, was emphasized to be a Mede, not the Persian Darius.
Either Darius was a throne name for Cyrus, or the scribes had a manuscript error, where it should have said Cyrus.
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 WeirdSpace Encyclopedia: Darius Christian Dax/Supremium Man
Upon her touching the inscription, Dax' mind was transferred to Judy Jordan's body which he inhabited for the following 30 years [3].
When his robot "granddaughter" Hilda somehow got the specifics and the location of Supreme's citadel, Darius and Hilda went to the citadel [2] where Darius transferred his concience to the body of Magno, a synthetic being build to absorb the powers of the Allied Supermen.
Using Jack O'Lanter's power in Magno, Dax absorbed a piece of supremium, after which the space/time continuum folded upon itself sending Dax back in space and time to Littlehaven in 1958 where he gave Sally Crane her powers [4].
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 Darius II - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
His rule was not popular or successful, and he spent most of his reign in quelling revolts in Syria, Lydia (413), and Media (410).
Artaxerxes II succeeded Darius, but the succession was challenged by Cyrus the Younger.
THE EX FACTOR; Scots will never be stars, Michelle McManus's career is over and Darius should start a religious cult..
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