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§Eastern Europe

§Lydia (Modern Turkey)

Croesus is the king. He is about 41 years old at this time.

§Middle East

§Persia

Reign of Astayages over Media

Reign of Cyrus the Great, king of Ansham, ruling as a vassal of Media

With the help of Harpagus, Cyrus led his armies against the Medes.

§Sources

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