Alyattes



king of Lydia c617–560 b.c.
Historical Examples

Alyattes the Lydian, when he had thus waged war against the Milesians, afterwards died, having reigned seven-and-fifty years.
The History Of Herodotus Herodotus

Herodotus tells us that Alyattes drove the Cimmerians out of Asia.
The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker

Alyattes waged war toward the southward, into the territories of the city of Miletus.
Cyrus the Great Jacob Abbott

With the subjugation of Colophon the successes of Alyattes ended.
The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker

With regard then to the war waged by Alyattes with the Milesians and Thrasybulos things went thus.
The History Of Herodotus Herodotus

Alyattes did not obtain equal successes over the Greek cities, though Miletus, true to the treaty, held aloof.
The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker

Under this mound, right opposite the acropolis of Sardis, rested king Alyattes.
The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker

The reign of Alyattes, extended almost to half a century, appears to have borne good fruits for the domestic relations of Lydia.
The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker

Clearchus of Soli calls the tomb of Alyattes “the tomb of the Hetæra.”
The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker

The Lydians preserved a grateful memory of Alyattes, “the most just and wise of their kings,” as Xanthus calls him.
The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI) Max Duncker

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