Lydians

The happiness of King Croesus

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The happiness of King Croesus

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If you have everything, are you not the happiest person alive? According to Herodotus, the Athenian statesman and poet Solon disagreed.

A look at Lydian warfare

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A look at Lydian warfare

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Before the rise of the Persian Empire, the kingdom of Lydia was the most powerful neighbour to the ancient Greeks.