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Battus


Battus, three of this name, all kings of Cyrene

    Battus said to be a Libyan word meaning king: Hdt. 4.155

A man of Thera, son of Polymnestus, and first colonist of Cyrene



Battus (2), grandson of the first Battus


    called " the fortunate"; his defeat of an Egyptian army: Hdt. 4.159

Battus (3), grandson of the second Battus


    curtailment of his royal power at Cyrene: Hdt. 4.161
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