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Artaxerxes an English opera ... the musick composed by Tho. Aug. Arne. by Pietro Metastasio

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Published by Kearsly in London .
Written in English

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Bound with [Hutchinson, William (1732-1814)] An excursion to the lakes, in Westmoreland and Cumberland, 1773.

ContributionsHutchinson, William, 1732-1814.
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15513162M

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Artachshashta in the book of Ezra during Ezra's appearance = Artaxerxes II. Persian king in the book of Esther: The ancient historian Herodotus notes in his "Histories" that Xerxes' first wife Amestris also in the later years remained his first wife. She was the daughter of one of Darius I's fellows in arms with whom he conquered the empire. Artaxerxes II is reported to have had a number of wives. His main wife was Stateira, until she was poisoned by Artaxerxes' mother Parysatis in about BC. Another chief wife was a Greek woman of Phocaea named Aspasia (not the same as the concubine of Pericles). Artaxerxes II is said to have more than sons from wives. By StateiraFather: Darius II. Artaxerxes I, Achaemenid king of Persia (reigned – bc). He was surnamed in Greek Macrocheir (“Longhand”) and in Latin Longimanus. A younger son of Xerxes I and Amestris, he was raised to the throne by the commander of the guard, Artabanus, who had murdered Xerxes. A few months later. Nov 28,  · Artaxerxes I of Persia was the fifth king of the Achaemenid Dynasty. His father was the former King Xerxes and he ruled the Persian Empire from B.C. to B.C. which is where he appears on the Biblical Timeline Chart.. King Xerxes was murdered shortly before King Artaxerxes ascended the throne.

ARTAXERXES. ar-taks-urk'-sez (Artaxerxes): Is the Greek and Latin form of one, and perhaps of two or three kings of Persia mentioned in the Old Testament. (1) All are agreed that the Artaxerxes at whose court Ezra and Nehemiah were officials is Artaxerxes I, the son of Xerxes, commonly called Longimanus, who reigned from to BC. Further as we’ve seen above there is a great deal of additional chronological and historical evidence that suggest that Darius I whom the book of Ezra describes as an “Artaxerxes” (before the throne name was taken by his grandson) was also the king the book of Esther describes as “Ahasuerus”. Sep 27,  · Today I want to start with the book of Esther. The book itself was written between and B.C. making it one of the last Old Testament books written. It was written either at the end of Xerxes reign or during the reign of his son Artaxerxes who ruled from to B.C. . Josephus wrongfully claims that the Ahasuerus (Xerxes) of the Book of Esther is this Artaxerxes I., and also that the Artaxerxes of Ezra and Nehemiah is Xerxes. His Character. Artaxerxes was the second son of Xerxes, who was murdered in the summer of by his all-powerful vizir Artaban.

The first Artaxerxes, among all the kings of Persia the most remarkable for a gentle and noble spirit, was surnamed the Long-handed, his right hand being longer than his left, and was the son of Xerxes. The second, whose story I am now writing, who had the surname of the Mindful, was the grandson of the former, by his daughter Parysatis, who brought Darius four sons, the eldest Artaxerxes, the. Kingly Chronology in the Book of Ezra. by: Eric Lyons, As if the spelling and pronunciation of Ahasuerus and Artaxerxes were not problematic enough for the average Bible student, one must also consider these Persian kings in light of the order in which they are mentioned in the book of Ezra. May 12,  · The Old Testament book of Nehemiah takes place during a time of exile and captivity for the Jewish people. In this fascinating account, Nehemiah, the Jewish cupbearer to the Persian King Artaxerxes [1], successfully petitions to take a group back to Jerusalem to rebuild the city walls after hearing they are in Gail Wallace. Ahasuerus, a royal Persian name occurring throughout the Old Testament. Immediately preceding Artaxerxes I in the line of Persian kings, Ahasuerus is evidently to be identified with Xerxes. In Ezra Ahasuerus is mentioned as a king of Persia, to whom the enemies of the Jews sent representations.