Gyges of Lydia (Person, Concept)

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Gyges of Lydia (en), Gygès (fr), Giges de Lidia (es), Gige (it), Gyges (de), Γύγης (el)Additional labels

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Gyges (Greek: Γύγης; Lydian: 𐤨𐤰𐤨𐤠𐤮 Kukaś; fl. 7th century BC) was the founder of the Mermnad dynasty of Lydian kings. The dates of his reign are uncertain but have been tentatively estimated as c. 687 – c. 652 BC.

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