History of Xerxes the Great
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Published by Henry Altemus Company in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Xerxes -- I, -- King of Persia, -- 519-465 or 4 B.C..,
  • Iran -- History.

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Edition Notes

Illustrated lining-papers.

Statementby Jacob Abbott; with thirty-nine illustrations.
SeriesAltemus" young people"s library
LC ClassificationsDS283 .A15
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 7-260 p. incl. front.,
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18080248M
LC Control Number00004952

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History of Xerxes the Great Xerxes Also available in digital form. In original publisher's binding: green cloth with full-length image of King Xerxes in red, black, blue, and gilt on upper board.   Biography of Xerxes: King of Persia, Enemy of Greece Early Life. Xerxes was born about – BCE, the eldest son of Darius the Great( BCE– BCE) and his second wife Education. There are no surviving records of Xerxes' specific education, but the Greek philosopher Xenophon (– Artaxerxes had to face a revolt in Egypt in – BC led by Inaros II, who was the son of a Libyan prince named Psamtik, presumably descended from the Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt. In BC, Inaros II revolted against the Persians with the help of his Athenian allies, and defeated the Persian army commanded by satrap : Xerxes I. Xerxes the Great is the Ahaseurus of the Book of Esther in the Bible. He was also the one whose army was drastically reduced by the famous ! This is a fascinating insight into the man and life at that time/5.

By unknown wives or mistresses: Artarius, satrap of Babylon. Tithraustes Arsames or Arsamenes or Arxanes or Sarsamas, satrap of Egypt. Parysatis RatashahPredecessor: Darius I. History of Xerxes the Great. New York: Harper, (OCoLC) Named Person: Xerxes, King of Persia: Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Abbott; Robert Todd Lincoln; Lincoln Collection (Library of Congress). New York: A. L. Burt Publisher. Very Good+. Reprint. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; C This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners o Book Edition: Reprint. History of Xerxes the Great Paperback, Hardcover The story of Xerxes the Great (circa – BC), the fourth king of the Persian Achaemenid Empire, includes the battles of Thermopylæ and Salamis, famous in their own right—and which were pivotal to world and European history.