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Lydia: Arzawa, Battles Involving Lydia, Kings of Lydia, Lydian Language, Niobe, Sardis, Alyattes II, Croesus, Gyges of Lydia, Source Wikipedia

Lydia: Arzawa, Battles Involving Lydia, Kings of Lydia, Lydian Language, Niobe, Sardis, Alyattes II, Croesus, Gyges of Lydia,

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Published June 25th 2011
ISBN : 9781156129593
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36 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Arzawa, Battles involving Lydia, Kings of Lydia, Lydian language, Niobe, Sardis, Alyattes II,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Arzawa, Battles involving Lydia, Kings of Lydia, Lydian language, Niobe, Sardis, Alyattes II, Croesus, Gyges of Lydia, Asia, Thyatira, Tmolus, Hipponax, Omphale, Eunapius, Laodicea on the Lycus, Confession inscriptions of Lydia and Phrygia, Karun Treasure, Battle of Thymbra, Lydian alphabet, Xanthus, Straton of Sardis, Battle of Pteria, Candaules, Battle of Halys, List of Kings of Lydia, Madduwatta, Lydians, Tripolis, Manes, Stratonicea, Bageis, Piyama-Kurunta, Lake Marmara, Siege of Sardis, Bularchus, Aryenis, Astarpa River, Pythius, Paleopolis, Lydia, Atys, Ardys II, Puranda, Lydus, Digda, Meles of Lydia, Ludim, Cadys, Sadyattes, Agron of Lydia, Antiochia, Lydia, Hyllus, Pactyes, Helenopolis in Lydia. Excerpt: Lydia (Assyrian: Luddu- Greek: ) was an Iron Age kingdom of western Asia Minor located generally east of ancient Ionia in the modern Turkish provinces of Manisa and inland ?zmir. Its population spoke an Anatolian language known as Lydian. At its greatest extent, the Kingdom of Lydia covered all of western Anatolia. Lydia (known as Sparda by the Achaemenids) was a satrapy (province) of the Achaemenid Empire, with Sardis as its capital. Tabalus, appointed by Cyrus the Great was the first satrap (governor). (See: Lydia (satrapy)). Lydia was later the name for a Roman province. Coins were invented in Lydia around 610 BC. The endonym ?fard (the name the Lydians called themselves) survives in bilingual and trilingual stone-carved notices of the Achaemenid Empire: the satrapy of Sparda (Old Persian), Aramaic Saparda, Babylonian Sapardu, Elamitic I barda. These in the Greek tradition are associated with Sardis, the capital city of Gyges, constructed in the 7th century BC. The cultural ancestors appear to have been associated with or part of the Luwian political entity of Arzawa- yet Lydian is not part of the Luwian ...