(historical) The personal name of Darius III, which he bore before gaining prominence.
Origin of codomannus
From LatinCodomannus, from Ancient Greek Κοδομανός (Kodomanos).
Codomannus Sentence Examples
Codomannus the dynasty became extinct and the Persian empire came to an end (330).
Under Darius Codomannus (336-330) the advancing Greek power brought matters to a head, and at the battle of Issus in 333 Alexander settled its fate.
II), to Darius (Nothus 423 B.C. or rather Codomannus 336 B.C., ib.
Gerizim was set up by Manasseh in the reign of Darius Codomannus, i.e.
about 332 B.C. It is possible that he is correct in placing the building of the temple at the later date, but probably he errs in connecting it with the secession of Manasseh, which, according to Nehemiah, occurred a century earlier; it has been suggested that he has confused Darius Codomannus with his predecessor, Darius Nothus.