), a Median of noble rank, whose son, according to the story about the youth of the great Cyrus, was one of the playmates of Cyrus. Cyrus chastised him for his want of obedience in their play; and Artembares, indignant at the conduct of Cyrus, who was believed to be a mere shepherd's boy, complained to king Astyages, and thus became the means of discovering that Cyrus was the son of Mandane and the grandson of Astyages. (Hdt. 1.114
.) Two Persians of this name occur in Herodotus (9.122
), and Aeschylus. (Pers.