ACHAEMENID DASCYLIUM

ACHAEMENID DASCYLIUM By: Michael Weiskopf Dascylium Metropolis Picture courtesy of Marco Prins & Jona Lendering (Livius) Dascylium, Achaemenid satrapy in northwestern Anatolia (Herodotus, 3.120.2; cf. Thucydides 1.129.1: tê`n Daskulitìn satrapeían; OPers. tayaiy drayahyâ; DB 1.15; Kent, Old Persian, p. 117), part of the Persian empire until the 330s B.C.E. The borders varied, extending as far… Continue reading ACHAEMENID DASCYLIUM