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  1. Darius(ProperNoun)

    Name of several kings in Achaemenid dynasty of Persia, 6th to 4th century BCE.

  2. Darius(ProperNoun)


  3. Origin: From Darius, from Δαρεῖος, from 03AD03A003BC03B903BA03A203C1.

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  1. Darius

    Darius is a fictional character from Highlander: The Series, portrayed by actor Werner Stocker. He first appeared in the season one episode "Band of Brothers" and is featured in four subsequent episodes of the same season, as well as in one Highlander novel. A two-thousand year old Immortal living as a monk in Paris, France, he is a friend and mentor of protagonist Duncan MacLeod. He is a peace advocate, having rejected violence fifteen hundred years ago. He is retired on Holy Ground where other Immortals are forbidden to fight him and lives in his spartanly furnished rectory, visited by other Immortals, studying old books, playing martial games, and brewing ancient beverages. Creative Consultant David Abramowitz's initial idea of Darius having an ugly face but a beautiful soul was abandoned when Stocker was cast and Darius became a moral figure of the show. Darius' further development in following seasons was prevented by Stocker's illness and subsequent death, leading Abramowitz to rewrite the season one final episode "The Hunters".

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