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Percy Neville Ure and Simon Hornblower

Who's Who in the Classical World

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2003
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last king of Lydia (c.560–546bc), son of Alyattes. He secured the throne after a struggle with a half-Greek half-brother, and completed the subjugation of the Greek cities on the Asia ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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the last king of Lydia (Lyde) (c.560–546bc), whose wealth was proverbial. He was defeated ...

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World Encyclopedia

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King of Lydia in Asia Minor (r. c.560–546 bc). Renowned for his wealth, he was overthrown by ...

Croesus

Croesus (c.560–546 bc)(last king of *Lydia)   Reference library

Percy Neville Ure and Simon Hornblower

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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son of *Alyattes. He secured the throne after a struggle with a half-Greek half-brother, and completed the subjugation of the Greek cities on the Asia Minor coast. His subsequent relations ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(6th century bc), ... last king of Lydia c. 560–546bc. Renowned for his great wealth, he subjugated the Greek cities on the coast of Asia Minor before being overthrown by Cyrus ... More

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