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  • xerxes is pronounced zerk-seez… his life was the inspiration for george handel‘s 1738 opera serse (or xerxes)… one tale from herodotus has become particularly famous: after a storm on the hellespont delayed xerxes from crossing into greece, the vainglorious king ordered that the waters of the hellespont be given 300 lashes and cursed as punishment… xerxes’ elite troops, said to number 10,000 in all, were known as the immortals… xerxes also ruled egypt; he was the third ruler of that country’s 27th dynasty. factmonster.com

  • xerxes is pronounced zerk-seez… his life was the inspiration for george handel‘s 1738 opera serse (or xerxes)… one tale from herodotus has become particularly famous: after a storm on the hellespont delayed xerxes from crossing into greece, the vainglorious king ordered that the waters of the hellespont be given 300 lashes and cursed as punishment… xerxes’ elite troops, said to number 10,000 in all, were known as the immortals… xerxes also ruled egypt; he was the third ruler of that country’s 27th dynasty. infoplease.com