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"Puny Spartan! I'll bring Xerxes your head."
―Kurush to Leonidas I of Sparta, 480 BCE[src]

Kurush (died 480 BCE) was a Persian officer of the Achaemenid Empire who fought in the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BCE.

During the battle, Kurush defeated several Spartan soldiers before being knocked off a cliff by the Spartan King Leonidas. The two dueled in combat though Leonidas emerged victorious.[1]

Trivia

  • The name Kurush is the Old Persian variation of the name Cyrus, which was the name of the founder of the Achaemenid Empire.
  • Kurush wears the standard outfit worn by members of the Immortals.

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