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  Hystaspes (2)
Hystaspes' birth year can be deduced from the fact that his son Darius was born c.550 BCE; Hystaspes must have been at least fifteen years old and we can assume that he was born before c.565 CE.
The rebellion spread to the north to Armenia, to the west to Assyria and to the east to Sagartia and Parthia.
This Hystaspes is not to be confused with his namesake Hystaspes, who is mentioned in the Avesta, although the mistake was already made in the fourth century CE (by the Roman historian Ammianus Marcellinus, Roman history 23.6.32).
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 WermanAbstract
The role attributed to Hystaspes in the frame story of the Oracle is indicative of an environment where Iranian traditions were well known and were in use in anti-Roman propaganda.
Although Sefer Zerubabel, like the Oracle of Hystaspes and other apocalyptic writings, refers to a chain of world kingdoms, in Sefer Zerubabel the links are not connected, that is, one kingdom does not defeat the other but each kingdom is defeated by the people of Israel.
To conclude: Qumran and the Oracle of Hystaspes point to the strong hold of the belief in the figure of the son of David as a savior, primarily as taking a role on the battlefield.
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 Darius I of Persia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His father Hystaspes was still alive, but evidently had not the courage to urge his claims.
Actually, according to his inscription found at Susa, both Darius's father Hystaspes and his grandfather Arsames, were alive when he became king.
Assisted by six noble Persians, whose names he proclaims at the end of the Behistun inscription, he surprised and killed the usurper in a Median fortress (October 521 BC), and gained the crown.
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 Darius Hystaspis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The principal source for his history is his own inscriptions, especially the great inscription of Behistun, in which he relates how he gained the crown and put down the rebellions.
His father Hystaspes was still alive, but evidently hadnot the courage to urge his claims.
Actually, according to his incription found at Susa,both his father Hystaspes and his grandfather Arsames, were alive when he became the king.
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 Hystaspes --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Greek historian Herodotus, Hystaspes was governor of Persis under Cyrus II the Great and Cambyses II and accompanied Cyrus on his last campaign against the Massagetai in 530
Son of Aurvataspa (Lohrasp) of the Naotara family, Hystaspes was a local ruler (kavi) in a country called in the Avesta (the Zoroastrian scripture) Aryana Vaejah, which may have been a Greater Chorasmian state abolished by the Achaemenid king Cyrus II the Great in the mid-6th century BC.
Darius was the son of Hystaspes, the satrap (provincial governor) of Parthia.
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 In Depth Bible Studies
According to the 5th-century-BC Greek historian Herodotus, Hystaspes was governor of Persis under Cyrus II the Great and Cambyses II and accompanied Cyrus on his last campaign against the Massagetai in 530 BC.
When Darius seized the throne in 522, Hystaspes was governor of Parthia and Hyrcania, where he suppressed a revolt in 521.
But Hystaspes, was also considered a Persian ruler, and as we have noted earlier it was Hystapses, in fact, who ruled Persia during Cambyses II's reign.
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 Biography of Darius I of Persia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The principal source for his history is his own inscriptions, especially the great inscription of Behistun, in which he relates how he gained the crown and put down the rebellions.
His father Hystaspes was still alive, but evidently had not the courage to urge his claims.
Actually, according to his incription found at Susa, both his father Hystaspes and his grandfather Arsames, were alive when he became the king.
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 Clarke's Commentary - Esther 10
Laid a tribute upon the land] On the one hundred and twenty-seven provinces of which we have already heard.
The isles of the sea.] Probably the isles of the AEgean sea, which were conquered by Darius Hystaspes.
Calmet supposes that this Hystaspes is the Ahasuerus of Esther.
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 Lorebook: Quag Keep, by Andre Norton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Hystaspes himself was a bald, paunchy individual in gray robes who had discovered the plans of the outsider.
After summoning the seven to his tower, Hystaspes suggested that they might be able to slightly influence the movement of the dice inset in their bracelets, if they concentrated hard enough.
This section comes verbatim from a scene in which Hystaspes shows the seven a map of the area surrounding Greyhawk: "To the north lay the Grand Duchy of Urnst, for Greyhawk was clearly marked nearly at the edge of the sheet to his right.
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 BIBLE CHRONOLOGY
His "Xerxes" is not the Xerxes of Ptolemy's Canon, but the Artaxerxes of Ezra 7 and Nehemiah, the Darius Hystaspes of Ptolemy's Canon.His "Artaxerxes" is not Artaxerxes Longimanus, and it is incorrect to say that, according to Josephus, Esther was married to Artaxerxes Longimanus.
Ahasuerus made his feast in the third year of his reign (B.C. 519).Darius Hystaspes was occupied during the first two years of his reign in overthrowing Gomates and the other pretenders to the throne of Persia.Babylon revolted twice from Darius, once in the first year of his reign and again in the fourth.
Apart from three eclipses recorded by the Chaldees on Dec. 23, 381, and June 18, 380, in the Archonship of Phanostratus, and on Dec. 10, 380, in the Archonship of Evander, there is not a single eclipse on record from the 31st year of Darius to the death of Alexander the Great.
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 Commentary on Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai | Christian Classics Ethereal Library
Daniel says in the ninth chapter Daniel 9:1 that he was reminded by God of the return of the people when the time prescribed by Jeremiah was drawing nigh.
And as this happened not in the first year of Darius, the son of Hystaspes, but about the end of the reign of Belshasar before Babylon was taken, it follows that the time of the exile was then fulfilled.
But as Darius, the son of Hystaspes, favored the Jews, or at least was pacified towards them, he restrained the neighboring nations from causing any more delay as to the building of the Temple.
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 Darius: Christian Resource Centre (Bermuda)!
The lack of conclusive evidence as to the identity of Darius the Mede must not lead one to question the Bible statements concerning this ruler, for future finds may clarify the problem, as archaeology has already done for Belshazzar, who puzzled earlier historians.
Through his father Hystaspes, Darius belonged to the Achaemenid family, as did Cyrus and his son Cambyses, but to a different branch of this family.
When Cambyses was in Egypt, during the last year of his reign, a certain Gaumata usurped the throne by pretending to be Smerdis, Cambyses’ brother, who had been assassinated secretly before Cambyses started out for his Egyptian campaign in 525 b.c..
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 DARIUS - LoveToKnow Article on DARIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The principal source for his history is his own inscriptions, especially the great inscription of Behistun (q.v.), in which he relates how he gained the crown and put down the rebellions.
When, after the suicide of Cambyses (March 521), the usurper Gaumata ruled undisturbed over the whole empire under the name of Bardiya (Smerdis), son of Cyrus, and no one dared to gainsay him, Darius, with the help of Ahuramazda, attempted to regain.
Assisted by six noble Persians, whose names he proclaims at the end of the Behistun inscription, he surprised and killed the usurper in a Median fortress (October 521; for the chronology of these times cf.
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 Romance of Bible Chronology -  Rev. Martin Anstey | Preterist Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Ezra 4:5, the Ahasuerus of Esther is identified with Darius Hystaspes.
This tradition is that in the last year of Darius Hystaspes, the prophets Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi died, that thereon the spirit of prophecy ceased from among the Children of Israel, and that this was the obsignation or sealing up of vision and prophecy spoken of by the prophet Daniel (Dan.
It may be objected that in the Battle of Marathon, which was fought B.C. 490, Darius Hystaspes was defeated by the Greeks, and that the Greek Chronology, which was reckoned by Olympiads from B.C. 776 onward, cannot be at fault to the extent of 82 years.
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 CUNEIFORM - LoveToKnow Article on CUNEIFORM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It was now easy to search the list of the Achaemenian dynasty and to find three names which would suit the conditions, and the three which he ventured to select were Hystaspes, Darius, Xerxes.
He selected the names of Darius, Hystaspes, Persians and others, and compared them with their equivalents in the Persian texts.
By this means he learned a number of signs, and sought by their use in other words to spell out syllables or words whose meanings were then ascertained by conjecture or by comparison.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - DARIUS I.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The sources for the history of Darius are his own trilingual inscription at Behistun, the Babylonian contract tablets, and the accounts which the Greeks from Herodotus onward have given.
The older branch of the Achæmenides died out with Cambyses and his brother, the true Smerdis, while the head of the younger branch, which traced its descent to Teispes, was Hystaspes, governor of Parthia, who submitted to the new ruler.
His son Darius, however, undertook to win back the scepter from the Magian Gaumata, who had assumed the title of king and had married Cyrus' daughter.
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 Biblical Research Studies Group-In The Days of Restoration From Babylonian Captivity
Later, in the days of Darius Hystaspes, others opposed the Jews and wrote to the king in order to stop their work in Jerusalem, reporting that the Jews claimed to have received authority from Cyrus to build "this house, and to finish this wall" (Ezra 5:3,9).
The work was thus hindered for fifteen years as is set forth in the fourth chapter of Ezra, which is a parenthesis in the narration, giving the cause for the delay in the work.
Upon learning what the trouble was, the king graciously permitted him the privilege of returning to the land of his fathers for the purpose of rectifying the wrongs.
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 Rebuilding God's House
Smerdis, a Median, seized the throne, claiming to be the son of Cyrus.
Darius Hystaspes, with six Persian chiefs, overthrew the impostor and became king in 532 B.C. Haggai was the earliest of the prophets of the restoration, preceding Zechariah by about two months (Hag.
They had made no effort to discover whether the new and legitimate king, Darius Hystaspes, would regard them with favor although they had the easy and selfish indifference of a people who had forgotten to be grateful and faithful.
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 Hystaspes (vader van Darius) -- Veel is over Hystaspes niet bekend. We weten...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Hystaspes (vader van Darius) -- Veel is over Hystaspes niet bekend.
We weten dat hij lid was van een jonger deel van de Achaemenidische familie (de Koninklijke familie van het Perzische Rijk.
Volgens Herodotus was Hystaspes een Perzische generaal en nam hij deel aan de veldtocht van Cyrus II tegen de Massageten, de veldtocht waarbij Cyrus zijn leven verloor.
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 Behistun
Says Darius the king: My father (is) Hystaspes, the father of Hystaspes (is) Arsames, the father of Arsames (is) Ariaramnes, the father of Ariaramnes (is) Teispes, the father of Teispes (is) Achaemenes.
He took the names of the three most famous Persian kings in history, Hystaspes, Darius, and Xerxes, applied them to his theory, and found that the values for the characters which their names provided stood the test wherever the same characters reappeared in the names.
It was Darius, the son of Hystaspes, who challenged the usurper, and, marching against him with a small force, slew him and took the throne.
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 Darius I,The Great king of Persia (522-486 bc)
In addition to these, the oldest son of Xerxes I was named Darius, but he was murdered before he ever came to the throne, and Darius, the son of Artaxerxes II, was executed for treason against his own father.
According to A. Olmstead's book History of the Persian Empire, Darius the Great's father Vishtaspa (Hystaspes) and mother Hutaosa (Atossa) knew the prophet Zarathustra (Zoroaster) personally and were converted by him to the new religion he preached, Zoroastrianism.
In 522 bc, on the death of King Cambyses II, a group of Magian priests tried to give the throne to one of their number, the usurper Gaumata; he pretended to be Smerdis (died about 523 bc), the murdered brother of Cambyses II.
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Hystaspes, Intaphernes, Gobyras, Croesus and Oropastes, the greatest horticulturists at your court, would very much like to see it.
If he had met Bartja a few hours before, he would have killed him with his own hand; but though the epileptic fit had not subdued his anger it had at least so far quieted it, that he was in a condition to hear what was to be said on both sides.
At the right hand of the throne stood Hystaspes, Darius's grey-haired father, Gobryas, his future father-in-law, the aged Intaphernes, the grandfather of that Phaedime whose place in the king's favor had been given to Nitetis, Oropastes the high-priest, Croesus, and behind them Boges, the chief of the eunuchs.
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 Homados to Hystaspes 2 * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
H to Helike Helikon to Hexa Hieroglyphics to Holy Twain Homados to Hystaspes 2
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See Hystaspes (2) by itself with citation tips (best for bookmarking).
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 Heresies & Secret Societies: Hermeticists & Druzes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Later, the Mysteries of the Chaldean sanctuaries were added to it by one of the Zoroasters and Darius Hystaspes.
The latter completed and perfected it still more with the help of the knowledge obtained by him from the learned ascetics of India, whose rites were identical with those of the initiated Magi.
(1) Ammian, in his history of Julian's Persian expedition, gives the story by stating that one day Hystaspes, as he was boldly penetrating into the unknown regions of Upper India, had come upon a certain wooded solitude, the tranquil recesses of which were "occupied by those exalted sages, the Brachmanes (or Shamans).
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 Biographies: Darius the Great :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
When Cyrus died a few days later and Cambyses took the throne he either appointed or confirmed Hystaspes as Satrap of Parthia, this would prove to be important in the life of Darius.
It seems that Darius got his first taste of combat and his first real mention in history during Cambyses’ conquest of Egypt in 525 where we learn that he was already the arstibara (lance carrier and commander of the Royal Guard).
In the east Hystaspes, Dadarsi, and Vivana held out against the various rebel forces and Vivana was even able to make a number of gains against Vahyazdata.
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 HYSTASPES (the Greek form of the Persian Vishtaspa) - Online Information article about HYSTASPES (the Greek form of the ...
HYSTASPES (the Greek form of the Persian Vishtaspa) - Online Information article about HYSTASPES (the Greek form of the Persian Vishtaspa)
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