Herodotus on Darius

Darius (son of Hystaspes) became king after Cambyses. He married Cyrus´ daughters Atossa (who had been married to Cambyses) and Artystone and married the daughter of Smerdis (named Parmys) in order to unify the Persian kingdom under his rule.


Herodotus: Pharaohs

Min
Cheops
Chephren
Mykerinos
Asychis
Nitocris
Moiris
Sesostris
Pheros
Proteus
Rhampsinitos
Anysis
Sethon
Psammis
Apries
Amasis
Cambyses
Darius
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