Definition of Xerxes I in English:

Xerxes I

Line breaks: Xer¦xes I
Pronunciation: /ˈzəːksiːz
 
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( Circa 519–465 bc), son of Darius I, king of Persia 486–465. His invasion of Greece achieved victories in 480 at Artemisium and Thermopylae, but defeats at Salamis (480) and Plataea (479) forced him to withdraw.

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