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the Cimmerians, driven from their homes by the nomad Scythians, came into Asia, and took Sardis
1.15. According to the Landmark Herodotus, which cites Assyrian documentary sources, the capture of Sardis by the Cimmerians took place in 644, at which time Gyges was killed.
He took Priene and invaded the country of Miletus
1.15. Ardys, Gyges' son, also makes war on the Milesians.