Lydia Royal Family

NOTE: Lydia was an Iron Age kingdom of western Asia Minor located generally east of ancient Ionia in Turkey's modern provinces of Manisa and non-coastal İzmir. Its population spoke an Anatolian language known as Lydian.

At its greatest extent, the Kingdom of Lydia covered all of western Anatolia. Lydia was later the name for a Roman province. Coins were invented in Lydia around 660 BC.

Gyges, King of Lydia

b. s/o parents ukn
d.abt.657 BC

CHILDREN included:

  1. Ardys, King of Lydia

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Ardys, King of Lydia

b. s/o Gyges, King of Lydia

CHILDREN included:

  1. Sadyattes Mermnadae, King of Lydia

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Sadyattes Mermnadae, King of Lydia

b. s/o Ardys, King of Lydia

CHILDREN included:

  1. Alyattes Mermnadae, King of Lydia

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Alyattes Mermnadae, King of Lydia

b. s/o Sadyattes Mermnadae, King of Lydia

CHILDREN included:

  1. Aryenis Mermnadae, Princess of Lydia m.Astyages, King of Media

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