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Ardys II

Ardys II was the twenty-seventh king of Lydia, and second king of the Mermnad dynasty, the son of King Gyges of Lydia; see List of kings of Lydia. He was succeeded by his son Sadyattes.[1]

Ardys attacked the Ionian Greek city of Miletus and succeeded in capturing the city of Priene.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ Herodotus
  2. ^ 'Miletos, the ornament of Ionia: history of the city to 400 BCE' by Vanessa B. Gorman (University of Michigan Press) 2001

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  • Livius.org: Ardys of Lydia
Preceded by
Gyges
King of Lydia
678?–624 BC
Succeeded by
Sadyattes
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