Xerxes is a male name. Most notably, it may refer to Xerxes I of Persia
Xerxes I of Persia
Xerxes I of Persia , Ḫšayāršā, ), also known as Xerxes the Great, was the fifth king of kings of the Achaemenid Empire.-Youth and rise to power:...

 (reigned 485–465 BCE). It may also refer to:


  • Xerxes II of Persia
    Xerxes II of Persia
    Xerxes II was a Persian king and the son and successor of Artaxerxes I. After a reign of forty-five days, he was assassinated in 424 BC by his brother Sogdianus, who in turn was murdered by Darius II. He is an obscure historical figure known primarily from the writings of Ctesias. He was...

    , reigned 424 BCE
  • Xerxes of Armenia
    Xerxes of Armenia
    Xerxes .He succeeded his father Arsames I to rule both Sophene and Commagene in 228 BC, his brother Orontes IV ruled Armenia....

    , Armenian king, assassinated around 212 BCE
  • Xerxes of Commagene, third Satrap of the state of Commagene (228 to 201 BCE)


  • Serse
    Serse is an opera seria in three acts by George Frideric Handel. It was first performed in London on 15 April 1738. The Italian libretto was adapted by an unknown hand from that by Silvio Stampiglia for an earlier opera of the same name by Giovanni Bononcini in 1694...

    (Xerxes), George Frideric Handel's opera of 1738.
  • Xerse
    Xerse is an opera by Francesco Cavalli - specifically, a dramma per musica about Xerxes I. The libretto was written by Nicolò Minato, and was later set by both Giovanni Battista Bononcini and George Frideric Handel. Minato's plot outline is loosely based on Book 7 of Herodotus's Histories...

    , Cavalli's opera of 1654 (to the same libretto as Handel's later work).
  • Xerxes, novel by Louis Couperus
    Louis Couperus
    Louis Marie-Anne Couperus was a Dutch novelist and poet during the Belle Époque. There is a wide variety of genres in his oeuvre, which contains poetry, fairy tales, psychological novels, and historical novels...

  • Xerxes (Dune), character in Brian Herbert's Legends of Dune universe
  • Xerxes, character in Disney's Aladdin
    Aladdin (TV series)
    Aladdin is an animated television series made by Walt Disney Television which aired from 1994 to 1995, based on the original 1992 feature. Coming on the heels of the direct-to-video sequel The Return of Jafar, the series picked up where that installment left off, with Aladdin now living in the...

  • XERXES, an Artificial Intelligence in the video game System Shock 2
    System Shock 2
    System Shock 2 is a 1999 first-person action role-playing video game, designed by Ken Levine for Microsoft Windows. The title is a sequel to the 1994 PC game System Shock, and was co-developed by Irrational Games and Looking Glass Studios...

  • Xerxes Khodaiji, the protagonist of the film Little Zizou
  • Xerxes Break, a character in Pandora Hearts
    Pandora Hearts
    is a manga series by Jun Mochizuki. Originally starting serialization in the shōnen magazine GFantasy published by Square Enix in June 2006. Currently fourteen volumes have been released in Japan. The manga series was licensed for an English language release by Broccoli Books but has been dropped;...

  • Xerxes is a country in the manga Fullmetal Alchemist
    Fullmetal Alchemist
    , is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. The world of Fullmetal Alchemist is styled after the European Industrial Revolution...

  • Xerxes, the primary antagonist in D-Yikes!
    "D-Yikes!" is episode 1106 of Comedy Central's animated comedy series South Park, first aired on April 11, 2007. The episode is rated TV-MA, and is a parody of the film 300.-Plot:When the episode begins, Mrs...

    , an episode of South Park
  • Xerxes (film), a film currently in development by Zack Snyder et al
  • Xerxes The God-King
    Xerxes The God-King
    Xerxes The God-King is a studio album by Horrorcore rapper, King Gordy. It is set to be released on August 1, 2010. Guest appearances for the album include Fat Killahz, Bizarre, Prozak, Potluck, Swifty McVay, Kuniva, Seven The General, John Drama, Sal, Keoha and MJ Robinson...

    , a 2010 release by American rapper King Gordy


  • Xerxes, a series of record turntables from Roksan Audio
    Roksan Audio
    Roksan is a British manufacturer of high fidelity audio products for domestic use, based in North West, London, United Kingdom, was formed in 1985 by Touraj Moghaddam & Tufan Hashemi, graduates of the University of London, Imperial College London & Queen Mary College...

  • XerxesDZB
    XerxesDZB is a Dutch football club based in Rotterdam.The club was founded in 1904 as RFC Xerxes and their first regional championship was won in 1907. After a second championship in 1911 the club was promoted to the second class of Dutch football...

    , a former Dutch professional football team
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