Artaxerxes II

Artaxerxes II Mnemon /ˌɑːrtəˈzɜːrksz/ (Old Persian: 𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠, lit.'whose reign is through truth')[1] was the King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire from 404 BC until his death in 358 BC. He was a son of Darius II and Parysatis.

Artaxerxes II Mnemon
𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠
King of Kings
Great King
King of Persia
King of Countries
Relief of Artaxerxes II on his tomb at Persepolis, Iran.
King of Kings of the Achaemenid Empire
Reign404 to 358 BC (46 years)
PredecessorDarius II
SuccessorArtaxerxes III
BornArsames
453 or 445 BC[1]
Died358 BC (aged 86 or 94)
Burial358 BC
ConsortStateira
IssueArtaxerxes III
Names
Artaxerxes II Mnemon
HouseAchaemenid
FatherDarius II
MotherParysatis
ReligionZoroastrianism

Greek authors gave him the epithet "Mnemon" (Ancient Greek: Μνήμων; Old Persian: abiataka), meaning "remembering"; "having a good memory."[2]