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Encyclopedia > Achaemenides

In Greek mythology, Achaemenides was one of Odysseus' crew who stayed on Sicily with Polyphemus until Aeneas arrived and took him with him.


Virgil III, 614; Ovid XIV, 158.




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Achaemenid dynasty - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2187 words)
The Achaemenid Dynasty (Hakamanishiya in the Old Persian (Avestan ;??) language - transliterated Hakamanshee in Modern Persian) - was a dynasty in the ancient Persian Empire.
An important Achaemenid artifact is the Cyrus Cylinder, a declaration issued by Cyrus the Great, son of the founder of the dynasty.
Achaemenid Silver Ibex; Susa; Iran; circa 450 BC Such a vessel terminating in the forepart of a fantastic lion is called a rhyton: Achaemenid, 5th century BC Achaemenid gold earring with inlays of turquoise, carnelian and lapis lazuli; Iran ;; 5th-4th BC Achaemenid art, like Achaemenid religion, was a blend of many elements.
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