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(Ἀρταβαζάνης; Artabazánēs). Son of Darius I and a daughter of Gobryas, half-brother of Xerxes, who contested his succession to the throne (Hdt. 7.2-3); a Xerxes inscription possibly relates to this [1. 150].


1 R. G. Kent, Old Persian, 1953.

J. Balcer, Prosopographical Study of the Ancient Persians, 1993, 109-110

H. Sancisi-Weerdenburg, Yaunā en Persai, 1980, 69-75

D.M. Lewis, Sparta and Persia, 1977, 15.

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Kuhrt, Amélie (London) and Sancisi-Weerdenburg, Helen (Utrecht), “Artabazanes”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 14 August 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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