Purchase of this book includes free trial access to
www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books
for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: the
Chilidonian islands, that is, from the Euxine Sea to the coasts of
Pamphylia. III. That no Persian general should come, by land,
within three days' march of those seas. IV. That the Athenians
should not commit any hostilities in the territories of the king of
Persia. These articles being sworn to by both parties, peace was
proclaimed. Thus ended this war, which had lasted, from the burning
of Sardis by the Athenians, fifty-one years complete, and which had
destroyed numberless multitudes both of Greeks and Persians.
Artaxerxes died in the forty-first year of his reign, and was
succeeded by Xerxes II.; who, after a reign of forty-five days, was
killed by Sogdianus, a natural brother of his, who u- surped the
crown; but he was dethroned, after a short reign, by his elder
brother Ochus. This prince assumed the name of Darius II. or Darius
Nothus. He was disturbed, during a reign of nineteen years, by
continual rebellions and commotions, which, however, he
successfully quelled, although with shocking cruelties. Arsaces,
the eldest son of Darius Nothus,succeeded his father, and took the
name of Artaxerxes; he is likewise distinguished by the appeUation
of Mnemon, on account of his extraordinary memory. His mother,
Parysates, wished to procure the succession to her favourite son
Cyrus the younger, on the same ground that Xerxes, the son of
Darius Hystaspes, had been preferred, because he had been born
after his father was made king. To this Darius would not consent,
but continued him in the command of Asia Minor, which he had
formerly enjoyed. Cyrus, upon the death of his father, by his
mother's advice, engaged the Greeks on his side, and resolved to
revolt and use his utmost endeavours to drive his brother from the
throne. With this view, he employed Clearchus, a ...
General Books LLC
|Country of origin:
||246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!