Intaphernes (Old Persian Vindafranâ): Persian courtier and general, son of Vayaspâra. One of the seven conspirators who killed the Magian Gaumâta and helped Darius become king. Suppressed the second Babylonian revolt against Darius, which was lead by Arakha, in December 522. He is represented on the Behistun inscription as Darius' bow carrier; according to the Greek researcher Herodotus, he was later executed by his king.
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