Gender Masculine
Scripts 𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠(Old Persian) Ἀρταξέρξης(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Greek form of the Old Persian name 𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠 (Artaxšaça) meaning "true reign", derived from 𐎠𐎼𐎫 (arta) meaning "true" and 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (xšaçam) meaning "reign, kingdom" [1]. This was the name of several Achaemenid Persian rulers. It was also borne by the founder of the Sasanian Empire, usually known by the Middle Persian form Ardashir.

Related Names

VariantArtaxshaça(Old Persian)
Other Languages & CulturesArdashir(Middle Persian) Ardeshir(Persian)

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Relief depicting Artaxerxes IIIRelief depicting Artaxerxes III ©

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Entry updated December 7, 2022