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Aryandes
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(Ἀρυάνδης; Aryándēs). Satrap of Egypt under Cambyses II and Darius I, suppressed an uprising in Libya (Hdt. 4.200-203). Executed by Darius for high treason, because he is supposed to have tried to imitate royal coins ( Dareikos), minting high-value silver coins (Hdt. 4,166); to date not archaeologically attested.

Bibliography

J. Balcer, Prosopographical Study of the Ancient Persians, 1993, 93f.

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Kuhrt, Amélie (London) and Sancisi-Weerdenburg, Helen (Utrecht), “Aryandes”, 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 22 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e202790>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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