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Artaxerxes II

noun
("Mnemon") died 359? b.c, king of Persia 404?–359?.
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Artaxerxes I (ˌɑːtəˈzɜːksiːz)
 
n
died 425 bc, king of Persia (465--425): son of Xerxes I

Artaxerxes II
 
n
died ?358 bc, king of Persia (?404--?358). He defeated his brother Cyrus the Younger at Cunaxa (401)

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Artaxerxes
Persian masc. proper name, in classical history, a son of Xerxes II, also a son of Darius, from Gk. Artaxerxes (explained by Herodotus as "Great Warrior"), from O.Pers. Artaxaca, lit. "having a kingdom of justice," from arta- "justice" + xaca "kingdom."
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Artaxerxes definition


the Greek form of the name of several Persian kings. (1.) The king who obstructed the rebuilding of the temple (Ezra 4:7). He was probably the Smerdis of profane history. (2.) The king mentioned in Ezra 7:1, in the seventh year (B.C. 458) of whose reign Ezra led a second colony of Jews back to Jerusalem, was probably Longimanus, who reigned for forty years (B.C. 464-425); the grandson of Darius, who, fourteen years later, permitted Nehemiah to return and rebuild Jerusalem.

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He has also been identified with artaxerxes i and artaxerxes ii.
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