xerxes moves to attack the next day and forces the Greeks to stand and fight.
This defeat was a death-blow to the hopes of xerxes, and sealed the fate of the expedition.
W is for Walter, flying a kite; X is for xerxes, a boy of great might.
He traveled over the route taken by xerxes' army when it swept down to overwhelm Greece.
And when he returned he reported to xerxes all that which he had seen.
There seems to have been some resemblance between his character and that of xerxes.
The Odeum of Pericles was built in imitation of the tent of xerxes.
Egypt had been rather overrun by xerxes than subdued—and the spirit of its ancient people waited only the occasion of revolt.
I have sought thy daughter in marriage for xerxes, prince of the empire.
Here is the difference between the armies of Cyrus and those of xerxes and Darius.
king of Persia who reigned 486-465 B.C.E., Greek Xerxes, from Old Persian Xšayaršan, literally "male (i.e. 'hero') among kings," from Xšaya- "to rule over" (cf. shah) + aršan "male, man, hero." The Hebrew rendition was Ahashwerosh, Ahashresh.