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Xerxes moves to attack the next day and forces the Greeks to stand and fight.‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History|James Romm|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I think that Xerxes, in the matter of the Hellespont, did wisely and well.Border and Bastille|George A. Lawrence
What was said seemed incredible to Xerxes and he asked again, "how, being so few in number, they could contend with his army."
Xerxes, surprised at so generous an offer, inquired to what sum his riches amounted.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
They replied that, next to Xerxes himself, he was the richest man in the world.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
Vpon this ground Artabazanes was reiected, and Darius gaue iudgement for Xerxes.
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.