- king of Lydia c617–560 b.c.
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With the subjugation of Colophon the successes of Alyattes ended.
Clearchus of Soli calls the tomb of Alyattes "the tomb of the Hetæra."
Herodotus tells us that Alyattes drove the Cimmerians out of Asia.
Alyattes then fell sick, and as he remained sick a long time he sent to Delphi to inquire about his recovery.
The Lydians preserved a grateful memory of Alyattes, "the most just and wise of their kings," as Xanthus calls him.