Women in Ancient Persia, 559-331 B.C

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abbakkanaš132, 124; as kurtaš Irdabamana 134-5
abbamuš135, 138; and abbakkanaš 140-1; and Apame 185-6; and Irdabama 139-41
Achaemenid, as designation used by Darius I 14-16, 58-9
Achaemenid art, women in 84-7 activities of royal women, see royal women
Ada of Caria, her tomb? 105 n. 55; as second mother of Alexander 21
Adad-guppi, mother of Nabonidus 23; her death in DurKaraušu 91; depicted on stele 87; funerary rites for 99-100
Alogune, mother of Sogdianus 33
Amestris (1), wife of Xerxes 64; her activities as king's mother 113, 118-19, 120-2; her children 73; her characterization in secondary literature 4; and the king's birthday 94, 113; and family of Masistes 94, 113; her wealth 123; and the king's robe 75, 113
Amestris (2), daughter of Darius II 65; married to Teritouchmes 66, 73-4
Amestris (3), daughter of Artaxerxes II, her marriage to Artaxerxes 66-7, 69, 74
Amestris (4), daughter of Oxathres 18; married to Craterus and Dionysius of Heraclea Pontus78 and n. 70; her title 18, 78 n. 70
Amestris (5), daughter of Amestris (4) and Dionysius 78
Amisiri' 128-9
Amytis (1), wife of Cyrus II, honoured as mother of Cyrus 21, 36, 43-5, 69
Amytis (same as (1)?), daughter of
Astyages, as wife of Nebuchadnezzar 39 n. 10
Amytis (2), daughter of Xerxes 73; her intervention for Megabyxos 91
Andia, mother of Parysatis 33, 65
Apama (1), daughter of Artaxerxes II, married to Pharnabazos 76, 78
Apama (2), daughter of Artabazos, married to Ptolemaios 78; called
Artacama 78 and n. 71, 185; comparison with abbamšs 185-6
Apame, daughter of Spitamas, her title 18; married to Seleucus 78 n. 72
arašara, as a. pašabena 147-9, 155-6, 181, 186; presence of a. in Persis and Fahliyan 161-3; comparison with iršara and matištukkaU+161146-7; grain rations for 159-61; personal names of a. 149; wine rations for 152-5
arašara pašabena, see arašara Archedice, daughter of Hippias, married to Hippoclus 40 n. 11
Argoste, wife of Atradates, as mother of Cyrus II 42-3
Arsames (bab. Iršama), son of
Artystone, provisions for A. and
Artystone 97, 126; his estate 127 n. 19
Arsames (satrap of Egypt) 127 n. 20
Artacama, see Apama (2)
Artaremu (gr. Artarios) 128
Artaynte, daughter of Masistes 75, 79; her marriage to Darius (son of Xerxes) 68; and Xerxes' robe 113; at Sardis 90
Artazostre, daughter of Darius I 25, 28, 92; and familial links with Gobryas' family 60-1
Artim 29, 181


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