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Who was Xerxes?

Xerxes . Depends which one, I'll assume you mean the most famous king of Persia, Xerxes I. Xerxes I of Persia ruled around the time of 480 BC. He succeeded his father Dariu (MORE)

How tall was xerxes?

Answer . Xerxes I of Persia reigned until 465 BC. At the time, there was no standard system of measurement like there is today. No one wrote down exactly how tall he was. (MORE)

What did Xerxes do?

\nXerxes was a son of the ruler Darius the First. He tried to conquer Greece again. In 480 BC, the Persian Army set out for Greece. They were also joined by the Persian Navy. (MORE)

Was Xerxes a giant?

Herodotus writes about Xerxes as a tall and handsome man: 'Among all this multitude of men, there was not one who, for beauty and stature, deserved more than Xerxes himself to (MORE)
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Why was xerxes murdered?

so that he who assassinated him (controversial) would gain power. if it was the commander of the royal army, it was also so that the Achmaenid rule would be over thrown.

What did xerxes wear?

King Xerxes of Persia like many other Achaemenid kings had a long face and was quite tall. According to Zoroastrian principles of the day all kings had long dark colored curly (MORE)
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What is Xerxes known for?

He was the ruler of Persia and defeated Sparta in the Persian war... watch 300 the movie if you want to learn more

Was Xerxes a tyrant?

He was a king who inherited the throne of Persia from his fatherDarius the Great. As king, he controlled the Persian Empire through21 provincial governors who ran the empire u (MORE)