The daughter of Astyages
(Mandane) married a Persian, Cambyses,
and a son was born to them who later became Cyrus the Great. .../a/astyages.htm - 8k
Medes (15 Occurrences)
... was succeeded by Phraortes (Fravartish) his son, Phraortes by his son Kyaxares;
and the latter in turn left his kingdom to his son Astyages whose daughter ...
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Cyrus (20 Occurrences)
... In that which he quotes (i.107), it is said that Mandane was the daughter of the
Median king Astyages, who, in consequence of a dream which he had had ...
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Asunder (37 Occurrences)
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Nebuchadrezzar (31 Occurrences)
... His mother is not known by name. The classical historians mention two wives: Amytis,
the daughter of Astyages, and Nitocris, the mother of Nabunaid. ...
/n/nebuchadrezzar.htm - 29k
Darius (26 Occurrences)
... 26). This king was probably the "Astyages" of the Greek historians. Nothing
can, however, be with certainty affirmed regarding him. ...
/d/darius.htm - 24k
Media (14 Occurrences)
... It rose with Cyaxares, its first king, and it passed away with him; for during the
reign of his son and successor Astyages, the Persians waged war against the ...
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Astute (2 Occurrences)
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Ahasbai (1 Occurrence)
... accept the identification of Gubaru with Darius the Mede, then the latter may well
have been another of his sons, at first a sub-king to Astyages the Scythian ...
/a/ahasbai.htm - 11k
Persians (6 Occurrences)
... Herodotus i.102). Cyrus himself headed his countrymen's revolt against Astyages,
who advanced to attack Pasargadae (549 BC). His army ...
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