Δαρεῖος

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Borrowing from Old Persian 𐎭𐎠𐎼𐎹𐎢𐏁 (Dārayauš), shortened form of 𐎭𐎠𐎼𐎹𐎺𐎢𐏁 (Dārayava(h)uš)

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Δᾱρεῖος (Dāreîosm (genitive Δᾱρείου); second declension

  1. Darius
    • 430 BCE – 354 BCE, Xenophon, Anabasis 1.1.1
      Δαρείου καὶ Παρυσάτιδος γίγνονται παῖδες δύο, πρεσβύτερος μὲν Ἀρταξέρξης, νεώτερος δὲ Κῦρος.
      Dareíou kaì Parusátidos gígnontai paîdes dúo, presbúteros mèn Artaxérxēs, neṓteros dè Kûros.
      Darius and Parysatis had two sons born to them: the older was Artaxerxes, the younger Cyrus.

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