Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Ahasuerus, or Achasverosh, a title borne in the Bible by four Median and Persian kings, the first of whom may be identified with Astyages, the second with Cambyses. the third with Xerxes or Artaxerxes Longimanus, and the fourth with Cyaxares I. The third is the most important. The "Wandering Jew" of legendary tradition bears this name.