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Artaxerxes I (465/64-424 BC)

Achaemenid Persian king. He came to the throne after the murder of his father Xerxes I and his brother the crown prince Darius. At his accession, a rebel Egyptian king named in Greek sources as Inaros took control of much of the country, but the Achaemenid garrison managed to hold out in Memphis until the Egyptians and their Greek allies were defeated by general Megabazos.

Nomen: Artaxerxes

Burial place: Naqsh-i-Rustam

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