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Haman
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Haman Beggin the Mercy o Esther, bi Rembrandt
Grand Vizier o the Achaemenid Empire
In office
c. 483 BCE – c. 475 BCE
Monarch Xerxes I[1]
Personal details
Born c. 520 BCE
Achaemenid Empire
Dee'd c. 475 BCE (aged 44–45)
Achaemenid Empire
Spoose(s) Zeresh
Bairns Parshandatha
Dalphon
Aspatha
Poratha
Adalia
Aridatha
Parmashta
Arisai
Aridai
Vaizatha
Parents Hammedatha (faither)
Amathlai (mither)

Haman (an aw known as Haman the Agagite המן האגגי, or Haman the iil המן הרשע) is the main antagonist in the Beuk o Esther, that, accordin tae the Ebreu Bible, wis a vizier in the Persie empire unner Keeng Ahasuerus, tradeetionally identifee'd as Xerxes I.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Robert J. Littman (January 1975). "The Religious Policy of Xerxes and the "Book of Esther"". The Jewish Quarterly Review. 
  2. Jacob Hoschander, The Book of Esther in the Light of History, Oxford University Press, 1923