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Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Cyaxares

Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Cyaxares


26th Dynasty

Cyaxares was a median king and the son of Phraortes. He was an aggressive king who became engaged in a war against Lydia. This war ended five years later through a diplomatic marriage between the two ruling families.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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