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Persian male first name. Name of several kings of Persia (Dariush I, Dariush II, Dariush III)Dariush I known as Dariush the Great (550-486 BC) Dariush III last Achaemenid king (Wikipedia) - Dariush Dariush Pronunciation Gender Origin Word/name
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Dariush (also spelled Daryoush or Dariyush) is a common Persian male given name, and was the throne name of Darius the Great and two other kings of the Achaemenid dynasty, which thus enjoyed considerable popularity among noblemen in later periods.



The Modern Persian داریوش Dāriūsh, Latin Dārīus, Dārēus, Greek Δαρεῖος Dareîos, Aramaic drwš, drywš, Elamite Da-ri-ya-(h)u-(ú-)iš, Akkadian Da-(a-)ri-muš, Egyptian tr(w)š, trjwš, intr(w)š, intrjwš, Lycian Ñtarijeus-, and Old Persian Dārayauš, are short forms of Old Pers.

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The Shahanshah of the Achaemenid Empire : Cyrus the Great, Cambyses, Dariush the Great, and Smerdis (Bardia) as perceived by Nurembery Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514), a good example of Medieval World Histories. The Family of Dariush before Alexander by Charles Le Brun. Dariush 3rd fled the battle and his family including his mother, wife, two daughters and his 5 year old son became captive. This event marked the end of the Achaemenid Empire. Will of Dariush The Great in Persian (Farsi) Embossed relief of Achaemenid king Dariush The Great Seal of Dariush I found in a tomb at Thebes, Egypt at the cemetery of Memphis, the most famous Persian-period object found in Egypt. Cuneiform inscription written in three languages: Old Persian, Elamite and Babylonian, translates 'Darius the great king'. Dariush Silver Coin Siglos or Shikel. when Dariush conquered the legendary gold-country India, he introduced the gold Daric and silver Siglos as monetary standard. As a trading device, the coins were especially popular in Asia Minor.
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