Translations: Etymology: From Ancient Greek (XerxÄs) < xÅayÄrÅÄ, ruler of heroes.
- w:Xerxes_I_of_Persia, Xerxes I was a Persian king of the Achaemenid dynasty who reigned 485-465 BC.
- w:Xerxes_II_of_Persia, Xerxes II was a Persian king who ruled for 45 days in 424 BC before being assassinated.
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