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Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Darius

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(Pers. Darayavaush; Old Test. Daryavesh), the name of three Persian kings.

  • Darius The Great
  • Darius II
  • Darius III

The name Darius was also borne by many later dynasts of Persian origin, among them kings of Persis, Darius of Media Atropatene who was defeated by Pompeius, and Darius, king of Pontus in the time of Antony. (ED. M.)

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Darius'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/d/darius.html. 1910.

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