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date: 09 July 2020

Achaemenids 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
Author(s):
John RobertsJohn Roberts

The term, as used by Herodotus, refers to one of the three clans of the Pasargadae tribe to which the Persian kings belonged; its eponymous ancestor was supposedly Achaemenēs. The statement corresponds in part to ... ...

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