Darius the Great

Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Darius the Great: Cyrus the Great, Alexander the Great, XERXES
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Darius the Great

king of Persia who expanded the Persian Empire and invaded Greece but was defeated at the battle of Marathon (550-486 BC)


References in periodicals archive ?
Additionally, Emperor Darius the Great historically and derisively minimized Gaumata as a "stargazer" and usurper.
The intrepid individual was Henry Cheswicke Rawlinson, an Englishman, scholar, soldier, diplomat and imperial adventurer, and he was copying the vast lists of inscriptions cut into the cliff face on the orders of King Darius the Great of Persia more than 2,000 years previously.
In fact, we now see him decked out in the vetements and accoutrements of Darius the Great.
High on a cliff in the town of Bisitun in Persia is an inscription placed there by Darius the Great of Persia.
Thompson, The Sculptures and Inscription of Darius the Great on the Rock of Behistun in Persia.
known as Darius the Great, c550 - 486 bc ) King of Persia.
The oldest sewage system at Persepolis is dated to the reign of Darius the Great (reigned 550-486 BCE).
30 Darius the Great ruled which ancient empire for 35 years?
Others believe the tomb belongs to Atossa, the daughter of Cyrus the Great and the wife of Darius the Great.
He was named after the Persian king Darius the Great,and is also reputed to carry around pictures of himself and pens in case he is asked for his autograph.