- DARIUS III
- surnamed CODOMANNUSking of the Persians, a handsome man and a virtuous; could not cope with Alexander of Macedon, but was defeated by him in successive engagements at Granicus, Issus, and Arbela; was assassinated on his flight by BESSUS (q.v.), one of his satraps, in 330 B.C.; with him the Persian empire came to an end.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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