Artaxerxes II of Persia


Artaxerxes II of Persia
Artaxerxes II Mnemon
Great King (Shah) of Persia
Reign 405-04 to 359-58 BC
Born ca. 435 or 445 BC
Died 358 BC
Predecessor Darius II of Persia
Heir Apparent Artaxerxes III of Persia
Successor Artaxerxes III of Persia
Consort Stateira
Offspring Artaxerxes III of Persia
Dynasty Achaemenid
Father Darius II of Persia
Mother Parysatis

Artaxerxes II Mnemon (Old Persian:


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