Bible Study Notes on Esther 1 – 20160821

Esther 1:1-3  "...the days of Ahasuerus...third year of his reign..." Checked my study Bible for timeline specifics.  Ahasuerus is the Hebrew name for Khshayarsh, king of Persia.  Xerxes is the Greek name.  He supposedly reigned from 486-464 B.C.  Beginning with Cyrus, the kings of Persia during this time were Cyrus, Cambyses, Smerdis, Darius I, Ahasuerus, …

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