He was cupbearer to artaxerxes, a position of much ease and wealth.
Darius and Parysatis had two sons: the elder was named artaxerxes, and the younger Cyrus.
Of the internal administration and government of his extensive empire by artaxerxes, but little is known.
artaxerxes married two of his daughters.1688 The Ptolemies adopted this practice.
They are regular, and at least as handsome as those of artaxerxes and his divine patron.
And this was the state of the Jews under the reign of artaxerxes.
artaxerxes, the king of the Persians, appears in person in courts and in wars.
artaxerxes was about the weakest of all the Persian monarchs.
artaxerxes built there an apadana on a vaster scale than any hitherto designed.
This challenge King artaxerxes showed no inclination to accept.
Persian masc. proper name, in classical history, a son of Xerxes II, also a son of Darius, from Greek Artaxerxes (explained by Herodotus as "Great Warrior"), from Old Persian Artaxšaca, literally "having a kingdom of justice," from arta- "justice" + xšaca "kingdom."
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.