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Hyperanthes ( ) was a son of Darius the Great of Persiamarker and brother to Xerxes I. He was present in the second invasion of Greece in 480 BC. According to Herodotus, he fought and died alongside his other brother Abrocomes in the battle of Thermopylaemarker in the final phase known as the "Battle of Champions" (Tom Holland), where the Spartansmarker in their last stand fought feverishly against him and the Persian force over the retrieval of Leonidas' dead body.


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