Artaxerxes a serious opera, as it is performed at the Theatres Royal in Covent-Garden and Drury-Lane by Thomas Augustine Arne

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  • Operas -- To 1800 -- Vocal scores with piano

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Micro-opaque of original in Yale University Library. New York, Readex Microprint, 1956. 2 cards. 22.6 x 14.8 cm. (Three centuries of drama: English 1751-1800) (Three centuries of English and American plays 1500-1800).

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Statementcomposed by Dr. Arne.
GenreVocal scores with piano.
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
ContributionsMetastasio, Pietro, 1698-1782.
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p.
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16889261M

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Jan 02,  · Question: "Who was Artaxerxes in the Bible?" Answer: Artaxerxes was king of Persia from c. to c. He was a son of King Xerxes (Ahasuerus) and is often referred to as Artaxerxes I Longimanus. Ezra and Nehemiah both traveled from Persia to Jerusalem from the court of Artaxerxes. Artaxerxes.

Great king, the name or title of several kings of Persia. It is given in Ezrato Smerdis the Magian, who usurped the throne after the death of Cambyses, B.pretending to be Smerdis, the son of Cyrus, whom Cambyses had put to usurped power was used, at the rebuilding of the temple.

Artachshashta in the book of Ezra during Ezra's appearance = Artaxerxes II. Persian king in the book of Esther: The ancient historian Herodotus notes in his "Histories" that Xerxes' first wife Amestris also in the later years remained his first wife.

She was the daughter of one of Darius I's fellows in arms with whom he conquered the empire. Artaxerxes II is reported to have had a number of wives. His main wife was Stateira, until she was poisoned by Artaxerxes' mother Parysatis in about BC.

Another chief wife was a Greek woman of Phocaea named Aspasia (not the same as the concubine of Pericles). Artaxerxes II is said to have more than sons from wives. By StateiraFather: Darius II. Artaxerxes I, Achaemenid king of Persia (reigned – bc).

He was surnamed in Greek Macrocheir (“Longhand”) and in Latin Longimanus. A younger son of Xerxes I and Amestris, he was raised to the throne by the commander of the guard, Artabanus, who had murdered Xerxes.

A few months later. Nov 28,  · Artaxerxes I of Persia was the fifth king of the Achaemenid Dynasty. His father was the former King Xerxes and he ruled the Persian Empire from B.C. to B.C. which is where he appears on the Biblical Timeline Chart.

King Xerxes was murdered shortly before King Artaxerxes ascended the throne. ARTAXERXES. ar-taks-urk'-sez (Artaxerxes): Is the Greek and Latin form of one, and perhaps of two or three kings of Persia mentioned in the Old Testament.

(1) All are agreed that the Artaxerxes at whose court Ezra and Nehemiah were officials is Artaxerxes I, the son of Xerxes, commonly called Longimanus, who reigned from to BC.

Further as we’ve seen above there is a great deal of additional chronological and historical evidence that suggest that Darius I whom the book of Ezra describes as an “Artaxerxes” (before the throne name was taken by his grandson) was also the king the book of Esther describes as “Ahasuerus”.

Sep 27,  · Today I want to start with the book of Esther. The book itself was written between and B.C. making it one of the last Old Testament books written. It was written either at the end of Xerxes reign or during the reign of his son Artaxerxes who ruled from to B.C.

Josephus wrongfully claims that the Ahasuerus (Xerxes) of the Book of Esther is this Artaxerxes I., and also that the Artaxerxes of Ezra and Nehemiah is Xerxes.

His Character. Artaxerxes was the second son of Xerxes, who was murdered in the summer of by his all-powerful vizir Artaban.

The first Artaxerxes, among all the kings of Persia the most remarkable for a gentle and noble spirit, was surnamed the Long-handed, his right hand being longer than his left, and was the son of Xerxes. The second, whose story I am now writing, who had the surname of the Mindful, was the grandson of the former, by his daughter Parysatis, who brought Darius four sons, the eldest Artaxerxes, the.

Kingly Chronology in the Book of Ezra. by: Eric Artaxerxes book, As if the spelling and pronunciation of Ahasuerus and Artaxerxes were not problematic enough for the average Bible student, Artaxerxes book must also consider these Persian kings in light of the order in which they are mentioned in the book of Ezra.

May 12,  · The Old Testament book of Nehemiah takes place during a time of exile and captivity for the Jewish people. In this fascinating account, Nehemiah, the Jewish cupbearer to the Persian King Artaxerxes [1], successfully petitions to take a group back to Jerusalem to rebuild the city walls after hearing they are in Gail Wallace.

Ahasuerus, a royal Persian name occurring throughout the Old Testament. Immediately preceding Artaxerxes I in the line of Persian kings, Ahasuerus is evidently to be identified with Xerxes.

In Ezra Ahasuerus is mentioned as a king of Persia, to whom the enemies of the Jews sent representations. Artaxerxes has books on Goodreads, and is currently reading A Drizzle of Honey: The Life and Recipes of Spain's Secret Jews by David M. Gitlitz and M. Mar 07,  · He ruled over the kingdoms of Persia, Media, and Babylonia, from India to Ethiopia.

This was in all probability the Xerxes of profane history, who succeeded his father Darius ( B.C.). In the LXX. version of the Book of Esther the name Artaxerxes occurs for Ahasuerus. He reigned for twenty-one years ( B.C.).

Image 13 of Nehe; a tale of the times of Artaxerxes, Preface. The author of Nehe gives this story to the public with the hope that its readers may find the same pleasure that. Jan 19,  · In the book of Ezra I have found mention of king Artaxerxes (I am guessing Art I) in chapter 4, and in this chapter he gives an order to stop the rebuilding in Jerusalem.

In verse 24 it states that the work on the temple of God in Jerusalem remained at a standstill until the Rain of Darius of Persia. Later Darius orders the work to restart, and the temple is then dedicated.

In the beginning. Nov 22,  · Ahasuerus/Artaxerxes. The Book of Esther presents us with a Great King who is variously called “Ahasuerus” and “Artaxerxes”.

And this is good enough for me. I have identified him as both “Darius the Mede” and Cyrus: Is the Book of Esther a Real History. Part Three: “King Ahasuerus”. 7 And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, 15 That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city.

Artaxerxes Longimanus, the son of Xerxes I, is the king referred to at Ezra and Nehemiah ; Whereas most reference works give his accession year as B.C.E., there is sound reason for placing it in B.C.E. —See PERSIA, PERSIANS (The Reigns of Xerxes and of Artaxerxes).

Artaxerxes III was the son of Artaxerxes II and Statira. Artaxerxes II had more than sons by many wives, most of them however were illegitimate.

Some of Ochus' more significant siblings were Rodogune, Apama, Sisygambis, Ocha, Darius and Ariaspes, most of whom were murdered soon after his ascension. His children were: By Artaxerxes II. The years of Daniel 9 begin with a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem.

Four Persian decrees are considered. Cyrus did not restore Jerusalem as national capital. Darius simply confirmed Cyrus’ edict. We have to choose between the two decrees of Artaxerxes. ARTAXERXES' QUEEN Nehemiah It was not at a public feast that Nehemiah revealed his heart’s desire to the king.

Usually a queen was not present at public feasts (Esther ).Here, Artaxerxes and his nameless queen were wining and dining in private and Nehemiah as the cupbearer was serving them.

The same problem exists with Egyptology. Mauro and Anstey believe it is possible that the Artaxerxes of Ezraforward to the end of Nehemiah, is both the Longimanus (a later king than the Artaxerxes of Ezra and referred to as Longimanus in secular history) and the Darius of Ezra May 05,  · The last great king of the Persians, Artaxerxes I, authorized the return of Ezra to the Holy Land to deal with deficiencies in the practice of worship among the people of God, and Nehemiah, who.

Artaxerxes III, Ochus. Artaxerxes III reigned from to B.C. He was the son of Artaxerxes II; he became king after the liquidation of his elder brothers, in which he took an active part. With great energy Artaxerxes III attempted to restore the integrity of the Achaemenid state. Many kings of Babylon, Media, and Persia are mentioned in the Bible, all of the names in (Oddly, the Septuagint calls him Ἀρταξέρξης Artaxerxes throughout the book of Esther, where the Hebrew always has Ahasuerus; the Greek only uses Ἀσουῆρος in Daniel and Ezra Aug 29,  · The Decree to Rebuild and Restore Jerusalem – Bible Research Tools Daniel’s prophecy mentioned this decree: “Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment (also, decree, or word) to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall [ ].

Artaxerxes: ein Musicalisches Drama, welches am Königl. und Chur-Fürstl. Hofe zu Dreßden im Jahr aufgeführet worden. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. If there is one unsung secular hero of Biblical history, I would say that honor belongs to Darius, son of Hystaspes, the great Persian king during whose reign Persia reached the height of its glory and power.

This week as I respond to the challenges and criticisms of Rick Lanser about my view of the [ ]. The Decree of Artaxerxes (Ezra 7) December 16 We return now to the book of Ezra.

The events of Ezra 6 occurred during the reign of Darius the Great. Chapter 7 jumps forward to the reign of his grandson Artaxerxes I, also known as Longimanus ( B.C.).

This means, then, that the Artaxerxes of the books of Ezra and Nehemiah was Artaxerxes I Longimanus, the son and successor of Xerxes I (the Ahasuerus of Ezra and the Book of Esther). He is prob. the Artaxerxes of Ezrabut this identification presupposes that vv. are somewhat parenthetical, providing further information on the.

Artaxerxes Sends Nehemiah to Jerusalem - In the month of Nisan in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was brought for him, I took the wine and gave it to the king.

I had not been sad in his presence before, so the king asked me, “Why does your face look so sad when you are not ill. This can be nothing but sadness of heart.” I was very much afraid, but I said to the king. SELECT A BOOK CHAPTER And in the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of their companions, unto Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian tongue, and interpreted in the Syrian tongue.

King Artaxerxes granted his wish on the spot and gave him official "letters" or documents for easy passage. This occurred, we are told in the month of Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes Longimanus' reign.

Artaxerxes Longimanus ascended to the throne of the Medo-Persian empire in July B.C. (Encyclopedia Britannica, ed.). The is some question as to whether this was in the reign of Artaxerxes I Longimanus ( B.C.) or Artaxerxes II Mnemon ( B.C.) b. The evidence seems to be that this was during the reign of Artaxerxes I Longimanus; therefore, the seventh year of his reign would have been / B.C.

Feb 16,  · Darius, Artaxerxes, and Ahasuerus in the Bible - Kindle edition by James B. Jordan. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Darius, Artaxerxes, and Ahasuerus in the Bible/5(20).

The questions about the chronology of the reign of Artaxerxes I and its supposed relation to the 70 weeks of Daniel would require a minor book to answer, and such a book is, in fact, what I have been planning to write for some years.

Now see the proof that Artaxerxes DID NOT issue his decree in B.C. — the "Good-Friday, Easter-Sunday" tradition is shattered. Ezra Holds Key.

The book of Ezra holds the key for a correct understanding of this most important decree. in the Book of Esther, the events of that book occurred between Ezra 6 and 7. Then Xerxes’ son Artaxerxes ruled from to From to (Artaxerxes’ seventh year; ) was 57 years.

Not much is said here about the trip from Babylon to Jerusalem or the preparations for it. These few verses.Nov 07,  · Most of them follow the Greek or Latin very closely.

These books are also very small, maybe just over a quarter the size of your average hardcover book. This means that you'll need to buy more than just one book to read a complete work. They are also somewhat pricey considering their size.5/5(2).Birth: B.C. Death: B.C. Artaxerxes of Persia. Artaxerxes I of Persia was the fifth king of the Achaemenid Dynasty.

His father was the former King Xerxes and he ruled the Persian Empire from B.C. to B.C. which is where he appears on the Biblical Timeline silentsoundsparty.comen: Darius II, Parysatis.

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