Kay Darab

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Kay Darab, or Darab Kiani, is a legendary king of Iran, who ruled Zoroastrian Persia after his father Kai Bahman and his mother Homai in the 4th century BC.

He is the subject of the 12th-century Darab Nama.

According to shahnameh his son "Dara" is king when Alexander the Great conquered Persia, a role historically fulfilled by Darius III.

It was rumored the town of Darab or Darabgerd was built by him.

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Preceded by
Homai daughter of Bahman
Legendary Kings of the Shāhnāma
112 years
Succeeded by
Dara