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Darius the Great

Jacob Abbott

Darius the Great

by Jacob Abbott

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Published by Harper and Brothers, Publishers in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Darius -- I, -- King of Persia, -- 548-485 B.C..

  • Edition Notes

    Series title also at head of t.-p.

    Statementby Jacob Abbott.
    SeriesMakers of history
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 286 p.
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16355112M

      Darius the Great ( BCE– BCE) was the fourth Persian king of the Achaemenid Empire. He ruled the empire at its height, when its lands included much of West Asia, the Caucasus, as well as parts of the Balkans, Black Sea coastal regions, North Caucasus, and Central Asia. Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram Published by Penguin on Aug Genres: Disabilities, Family, Friendship Pages: Reading Level: Grades , High School ISBN: Review Source: Crazy QuiltEdi Buy at Powell's Books. Publisher's Synopsis: Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in ous and heartbreaking, this unforgettable .

    The place is a beautiful plain, about twelve miles north of the great city of Athens. The battle was the great final contest between Darius and the Greeks, which, both on account of the awful magnitude of the conflict, and the very extraordinary circumstances which attended it, has always been greatly celebrated among mankind. K-State First Book Kansas State University Holton Hall Mid-Campus Drive N. Manhattan, KS [email protected] Darius the Great is Not Okay. Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He’s a Fractional Persian—half, his mom’s side—and his first.

      Darius Grover Kellner, the main character in DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY, is Half-Persian and half-American, overweight, bad at sports, a serious Star Trek nerd, and works after school at a local tea shop -- all of which makes him a target for verbal bullying by the jocks at his Portland, Oregon, high school. It doesn't help that his architect father keeps telling him to stand up to them and 5/5.   Darius the Great Is Not Okay will have you craving a freshly steeped tea, an episode of Star Trek, and a glass of faludeh—all courtesy of one delightful package.” — Entertainment Weekly “This is the hilarious and heartbreaking story of Darius: a clinically-depressed, half-Persian lonely American teenage Trekkie who heads to Iran for the /5().


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Darius the Great Is Not Okay did not blow me away, but I appreciated several parts of it, in particular its emphasis on Persian/Iranian culture, its careful portrayal of depression, and its focus on friendship. With the awful current political climate, Adib Khorram's rendering /5.

Darius the Great Is Not Okay will have you craving a freshly steeped tea, an episode of Star Trek, and a glass of faludeh—all courtesy of one delightful package.” — Entertainment Weekly “This is the hilarious and heartbreaking story of Darius: a clinically-depressed, half-Persian lonely American teenage Trekkie who heads to Iran for the /5().

DARIUS THE GREAT WAS ONE OF THE FIRST BOOKS I'VE GENUINELY SEEN MYSELF IN AND IT'S GETTING A SEQUEL I'M CRYING To know that an Iranian writer can write a book about an Iranian kid and his experience living between two cultures, and that /5.

Darius the Great Is Not Okay will have you craving a freshly steeped tea, an episode of Star Trek, and a glass of faludeh—all courtesy of one delightful package.” — Darius the Great book Weekly “This is the hilarious and heartbreaking story of Darius: a clinically-depressed, half-Persian lonely American teenage Trekkie who heads to Iran for the.

The book of Ezra mentions another king named Darius, also known as Darius I or Darius the Great. This was the son of Hystaspes, a king of Parsa. This was the son of Hystaspes, a king of Parsa. Darius I ruled Persia from about to BC. Darius the Great is Not Okay is a young adult novel by Adib Khorram.

It was selected as a BEA Young Adult Buzz Book prior to being published in Darius the Great book, and went on to win many accolades, including the William C. Morris Debut Award. Book of Daniel. Darius the Mede is first mentioned in the story of Belshazzar's feast ().Belshazzar, king of Babylon, holds a great feast, during which a hand appears and writes on the wall: "MENE, MENE, TEKEL, and PARSIN" (מנא מנא תקל ופרסין).Daniel interprets the words: Belshazzar has been weighed and found wanting, and his kingdom is to be divided between the Medes and Persians.

Darius I, byname Darius the Great, (born bc —died ), king of Persia in – bc, one of the greatest rulers of the Achaemenid dynasty, who was noted for his administrative genius and for his great building projects. Darius attempted several times to conquer Greece; his fleet was destroyed by a storm inand the Athenians.

Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Khorram, Adib and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About Darius the Great Deserves Better. In this companion to the award-winning Darius the Great Is Not Okay, Darius suddenly has it all: a boyfriend, an internship, a spot on the soccer ’s everything he’s ever wanted–but what if he deserves better.

Darius Kellner is having a bit of a year. Darius was a man of great prominence and popularity. His father, Hystaspes, was at that time the governor of the province of Persia, and Darius had been residing with him in that country. As soon as the six conspirators heard of his arrival, they admitted him to their councils, and thus their number was increased to seven.

Darius is a funny and tender first-person narrator in a debut novel with terrifically drawn characters, richly depicted relationships, and full of warmth and hope. Darius is just beginning to consider his love for Sohrab may be more than friendship by story’s end. The second book is one large digression on Egypt, and is followed by the stories of Cambyses' conquest of Egypt and the double coup d'état of Smerdis/Bardiya/Gaumâta and Darius.

In Book 4, Herodotus tells about Darius' campaign against the Scythians ; it is followed by the story of the revolt of the Ionian Greeks, which results in a Persian. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abbott, Jacob, Darius the Great.

New York: Harper,© (OCoLC) Named Person. Like Darius, Khorram loves food and tea too, which is why it plays such a large role in his first novel, as well as the sequel, Darius the Great Deserves Better, which comes out on August 25 and.

Title: Darius The Great Is Not Okay Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Aug Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group Language: English. DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY IS A SUPERNOVA OF HEART AND HOPE THAT’S SURE TO BECOME A CLASSIC.” —Nic Stone, New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY William C.

Morris Debut Award Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature Lambda Literary Award Finalist Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Honor.

Darius the Great Is Not Okay Adib Khorram. Dial, $ (p) ISBN who invites him to play soccer and quickly becomes Darius’s first real friend ever. While the book. Darius the Great. AKA Darius I. Born: BC Died: Oct BC Cause of death: unspecified Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Royalty Nationality: Ancient Persia Executive summary: King of Persia, BC Darius I, usually called Darius the Great, the son of y.

Darius the Great Is Not Okay will have you craving a freshly steeped tea, an episode of Star Trek, and a glass of faludeh—all courtesy of one delightful package.” — Entertainment Weekly “This is the hilarious and heartbreaking story of Darius: a clinically-depressed, half-Persian lonely American teenage Trekkie who heads to Iran for the Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group.

Darius III (c. – July BC), originally named Artashata and called Codomannus by the Greeks, was the last king of the Achaemenid Empire of Persia, from BC to ata adopted Darius as a dynastic name. His empire was unstable, with large portions governed by jealous and unreliable satraps and inhabited by disaffected and rebellious : Arsames of Ostanes.Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran.

Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary of the William C.

Morris Debut Award“Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I’d live in this book forever if I could.” —Becky Albertalli, award-winning&#;author of Simon vs.

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Morris Debut Award“Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I’d live in this book forever if I could.” —Becky Albertalli, award-winning author of Simon vs.