Xerxes 1

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Xerxes 1

xerxes ruled rome 485-465 B.c he was a harsh leader by disregarding local customs xerxes decided not to follow the ideas set by his predecessors

construction

keep egyped from breaking free from the acheamenid empire. building he over saw the building of the gate of all nations and the hall of a hundred colums at persepolis which are the larger and most imposing structuers of palace.

down fall

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in 465 bc xerxes was assaaainated most likely by the order of one of his sons artaxerxes is believed to have been behind the assassination either way he took the throne following his fathers deathremembered

remembered for

at the battle of thermopylae a small force of greek warriors led by king leonides of sparta resiseted the much larger persian forces