, Her. 1.101), one of the six tribes of ancient Media mentioned by Herodotus.
The name is derived from the Sanscrit Arya-Zantu
“of noble race.” (Bopp, Vergl. Gr.
i. p. 213.) Chrysantas (Χρυάντας, Xen. Cyrop. 2.3. 5
) is a name of similar origin and signification.