Xerxes

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From Ancient Greek Ξέρξης (Ksérksēs), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐎹𐎠𐎼𐏁𐎠 (Xšayāršā, ruler among kings).

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Xerxes (plural Xerxeses)

  1. Xerxes I, a Persian king of the Achaemenid dynasty who reigned 485-465 BC.
  2. Xerxes II, a Persian king who ruled for 45 days in 424 BC before being assassinated.
  3. A male given name mainly applied to historical and fictional characters.

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