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Alyattes

Alyattes (ălēăˈtēz) [key], d. 560 B.C., king of Lydia. During his reign, Alyattes expanded his kingdom. He made peace (585 B.C.) with Cyaxares of Media, continued the Lydian conquest of the Ionian cities of Asia Minor, drove the Cimmerians from Asia, and subdued the Carians. The remains of his tomb can still be seen N of Sardis. He was the father of Croesus.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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