519?–465 b.c., king of Persia 486?–465 (son of Darius I).
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How to use Xerxes I in a sentence
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
Three hundred Spartans stopped, for a moment, the whole army of Xerxes, at the pass of Thermopylæ.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Xerxes was astonished at the accounts which he heard of Pythius's fortune.
Xerxes was satisfied with this explanation, and the preparations for the march went on.
They replied that, next to Xerxes himself, he was the richest man in the world.
In respect to the rest of Greece, Xerxes wished only for dominion.
British Dictionary definitions for Xerxes I
?519–465 bc, king of Persia (485–465), who led a vast army against Greece. His forces were victorious at Thermopylae but his fleet was defeated at Salamis (480) and his army at Plataea (479)
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