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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Darius III.

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ing of the Persians, a handsome man and a virtuous; could not cope with Alexander of Macedon, but was defeated by him in successive engagements at Granicus, Issus, and Arbela; was assassinated on his flight by Bessus (q. v .), one of his satraps, in 330 B.C.; with him the Persian empire came to an end.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Darius III.'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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