Xerxes I

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Xerxes I
Keeng o Keengs o Persie
Relief of Xerxes at Doorway of his Palace, Persepolis, Iran.jpg
Xerxes I, frae Hadish Palace at Persepolis.
Reign 486 - 465 BC
Coronation October 486 BC
Predecessor Darius I
Successor Artaxerxes I
House Persia
Dynasty Achaemenid Empire
Faither Darius I
Mither Atossa
Born 518 BC
Persie
Died 465 BC (aged 54)
Persie
Burial Persie
Releegion Zoroastrianism

Xerxes I o Persie (/ˈzɜrksz/; Auld Persie: Xšaya-ṛšā IPA: [xʃajaːrʃaː] meanin "rulin ower heroes";New Persie: خشایارشا ;[1] Greek: Ξέρξης [ksérksɛːs]; Ebreu: אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ, Modren Aẖashverosh Tiberian ʼĂḥašwērôš), an aa kent as Xerxes the Great (519–465 BC), wis the fowerth o the keengs o Achaemenid Empire. Xerxes I is mair nor likely the Persie keeng identified as Ahasuerus in the biblical beuk o Esther.[2][3][4]

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