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Syennĕsis

Συέννεσις). A common name of the kings of Cilicia. Of these the most important are:


1.

A king of Cilicia, who joined with Labynetus (Nebuchadnezzar) in mediating between Cyaxares and Alyattes, the kings respectively of Media and Lydia, probably in B.C. 610.


2.

Contemporary with Darius Hystaspis, to whom he was tributary. His daughter was married to Pixodorus.


3.

Contemporary with Artaxerxes II. (Mnemon), ruled over Cilicia when the younger Cyrus marched through his country in his expedition against his brother Artaxerxes (Xen. Anab. i. 2, 21).

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