Astyages - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- king of the Medes, 6th century B.C.
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was going to be waged against Astyages. " For when," says
rmy to the assistance of Astyages, the satrap of the Medes
sor] to Amytis the daughter of Astyages, the king of the
the king's slave. Astyages having sent for the boy and
of succession, descended to Astyages. This prince, in
When Astyages learned of this, he assembled
of all Asia was promised, Astyages his grandfather by the mother's
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