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Xerxes whipping the sea, artwork

Xerxes whipping the sea, artwork

C018/7099

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50.1 MB (50.0 MB compressed)

3515 x 4984 pixels

29.7 x 42.2 cm ⏐ 11.7 x 16.6 in (300dpi)

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BILDAGENTUR-ONLINE / TSCHANZ / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY BILDAGENTUR-ONLINE / TSCHANZ / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Xerxes whipping the sea. 1883 engraving of Xerxes I of Persia (519-465 BC) giving the sea a whipping after the building of a bridge in the Dardanelles failed. Xerxes The Great was the fourth of the kings of the Achaemenid Empire and Egyptian Pharaoh from 485-465 BC.

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