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Darius I

Pronunciation: /ˈde(ə)rēəs/ /dəˈrīəs/
(Circa 550–486 bc), king of Persia 521–486 bc; known as Darius the Great. After a revolt by the Greek cities in Ionia (499–494 bc), he invaded Greece but was defeated at Marathon (490 bc).
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