- king of Lydia c617–560 b.c.
Examples from the Web for alyattes
Historical Examples of alyattes
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 reign of Alyattes, extended almost to half a century, appears to have borne good fruits for the domestic relations of Lydia.