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Amastris
(517 words)

(Ἀμαστρις, Ἀμηστρις; Ámastris, Ámēstris).

[German version]

[1] Mother of Artaxerxes [1] (beginning of the 5th cent. BC)

Daughter of one of the seven conspirators under  Darius. Mother of  Artaxerxes [1].

[German version]

[2] Daughter of Artaxerxes [2] (1st half of the 4th cent. BC)

Daughter of  Artaxerxes [2], who promised her to  Tiribazus, bu…

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Marek, Christian (Zürich), “Amastris”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e117300>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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