Darius III

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Darius III
Keeng o Keengs o Persie
Darius III of Persia.jpg
Detail o Darius III frae the Alexander Mosaic.
Ring336–330 BC
PredecessorArtaxerxes IV Arses
SuccessorArtaxerxes V Bessus
Bornc. 380 BC
Persie
Dee'dJulie 330 BC (aged 50)
Bactrie
BuirialPersepolis
IssueStateira II
Drypetis
HooseAchaemenid Dynasty
FaitherArsames o Ostanes
MitherSisygambis
ReleegionZoroastrianism

Darius III (Persie: داريوش سوم‎) (c. 380 – Julie 330 BC), oreeginally named Artashata an cried Codomannus bi the Greeks,[1] wis the last keeng o the Achaemenid Empire o Persie frae 336 BC tae 330 BC. Artashata adoptit Darius as a dynastic name.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Heckel, Waldemar (2002). The Wars of Alexander the Great. p. 24. ISBN 978-1841764733. Retrieved 19 June 2012.