Artaxerxes

Artaxerxes (Artaxer`xes) , the name of several Persian monarchs: A. I., called the “Long-handed,” from his right hand being longer than his left; son of Xerxes I.; concluded a peace with Greece after a war of 52 years; entertained Themistocles at his court; king from 465 to 424 B.C. A. II., Mnemon, vanquished and killed his brother Cyrus at Cunaxa in 401, who had revolted against him; imposed in 387 on the Spartans the shameful treaty of Antalcidas (q.v.); king from 405 to 359 B.C. A. III., Ochus, son of the preceding, slew all his kindred on ascending the throne; in Egypt slew the sacred bull Apis and gave the flesh to his soldiers, for which his eunuch Bagsas poisoned him; king from 359 to 338 B.C. A. IV., grandson of Sassan, founder of the dynasty Sassanidæ; restored the old religion of the Magi, amended the laws, and promoted education; king from A.D. 223 to 232.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Arras
Ar`ria
Ar`rian, Flavius
Arrow-headed characters
Arru Islands
Ar`saces I.
Arsacidæ
Arsin`oë
Arta, Gulf of
Arts, The
Artaxer`xes
Arte`di
Ar`tegal
Ar`temis
Artemi`sia
Artemi`sium
Artemus Ward
Artesian wells
Ar`tevelde, Jacob van
Artevelde, Philip van
Artful Dodger

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