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Princess Roxana was daughter of King Darius III, Shahanshah of The Persian Empire!    The name “Roxana” means: “The dawn and luminous beauty.” (in both Persian and Bactrian).

Princess Roxana was daughter of King Darius III, Shahanshah of The Persian Empire! The name “Roxana” means: “The dawn and luminous beauty.” (in both Persian and Bactrian).

DARIUS iii. Darius I the Great – Encyclopaedia Iranica

DARIUS iii. Darius I the Great – Encyclopaedia Iranica

The wars of Alexander the Great were fought by King Alexander III of Macedon ("The Great"), first against the Achaemenid Persian Empire, under its "King of Kings" Darius III, and then against local chieftains and warlords as far east as Punjab, India. Darius III - Darius III (c. 380 – July 330 BC), originally named Artashata and called Codomannus by the Greeks, was the last king of the Achaemenid Empire of Persia from 336 BC to 330 BC. Artashata adopted Darius as a dynastic name.

The wars of Alexander the Great were fought by King Alexander III of Macedon ("The Great"), first against the Achaemenid Persian Empire, under its "King of Kings" Darius III, and then against local chieftains and warlords as far east as Punjab, India. Darius III - Darius III (c. 380 – July 330 BC), originally named Artashata and called Codomannus by the Greeks, was the last king of the Achaemenid Empire of Persia from 336 BC to 330 BC. Artashata adopted Darius as a dynastic name.

News Photo : Circa 333 BC, Darius III's soldiers fleeing from...

News Photo : Circa 333 BC, Darius III's soldiers fleeing from...

450BC Artaxerxes I Darius III Achaemenid Empire Silver Greek SIGLOS Coin i53570

450BC Artaxerxes I Darius III Achaemenid Empire Silver Greek SIGLOS Coin i53570

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Amastris (Greek. Killed c.284 BC) also called Amastrine, was a Persian Princess. She was the daughter of Oxyathres, brother of the Darius III.

Amastris (Greek. Killed c.284 BC) also called Amastrine, was a Persian Princess. She was the daughter of Oxyathres, brother of the Darius III.

This tablet describes the defeat of Darius III by Alexander the Great at the Battle of  Gaugamela in 331 BC, and Alexander's triumphant entry into Babylon.

This tablet describes the defeat of Darius III by Alexander the Great at the Battle of Gaugamela in 331 BC, and Alexander's triumphant entry into Babylon.

Battle of Issus (Victory of Alexander the Great Over Darius III) Mosaic Museo Archeologica Naples Italy Canvas Art - (18 x 24)

Battle of Issus (Victory of Alexander the Great Over Darius III) Mosaic Museo Archeologica Naples Italy Canvas Art - (18 x 24)

Battle of Issus (Victory of Alexander the Great Over Darius III) Mosaic Museo Archeologica Naples Italy Canvas Art - (24 x 36)

Battle of Issus (Victory of Alexander the Great Over Darius III) Mosaic Museo Archeologica Naples Italy Canvas Art - (24 x 36)

455BC Artaxerxes I Darius III Achaemenid Silver Greek LION SIGLOS Coin i53570 https://trustedmedievalcoins.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/455bc-artaxerxes-i-darius-iii-achaemenid-silver-greek-lion-siglos-coin-i53570/

455BC Artaxerxes I Darius III Achaemenid Silver Greek LION SIGLOS Coin i53570 https://trustedmedievalcoins.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/455bc-artaxerxes-i-darius-iii-achaemenid-silver-greek-lion-siglos-coin-i53570/

The Persian king Darius III, detail of PHILOXENOS OF ERETRIA, Battle of Issus (FIG. 5-70)

The Persian king Darius III, detail of PHILOXENOS OF ERETRIA, Battle of Issus (FIG. 5-70)

Roxanna was the daughter of the Persian king Darius III who married Alexander after he took over the country. Therefore, I consider this shawlette fit for a queen.

Roxanna Shawlette pattern by Nazanin S. Fard

Roxanna was the daughter of the Persian king Darius III who married Alexander after he took over the country. Therefore, I consider this shawlette fit for a queen.

450BC Artaxerxes I Darius III Achaemenid Empire Silver Greek SIGLOS Coin i53454

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450BC Artaxerxes I Darius III Achaemenid Empire Silver Greek SIGLOS Coin i53454