Gyges - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- king of Lydia, early 7th century B.C.
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than the tyrants Dascyles and Gyges. & & Kings of Lydia
nor wealth of gold such as was Gyges'. & I love a self-su
Amatory Matters, says-" Gyges the king of the Lydians was
Sardis, once the city of Gyges and Alyattes ; Sardis, who
Candaules for 17 years Gyges for 36 years Ardys for 38
ears. Candaules, for 17 years. Gyges, for 35 years. Ardys,
ressed to his confidant, Gyges; 18 an act by which he both
he who once vied with Gyges in wealth, who was lord of
tomb of Tmolus and of Gyges on the steep of Parthenius,
the oracle was consulted by Gyges, then the wealthiest king in
the sport of ball-throwing by Gyges of Lydia; painting by the
by the god himself. For Gyges, puffed up with the riches
- in documents
orseback by the hands of Gyges, Dailochos and Promenes,
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