Pigres of Paionia
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Pigres of Paionia with his brother Mantyas and his sister, came to Sardes, where Darius I was at the time, hoping that by the favour of him, he and his brother might be established as tyrants over the Paeonians.
Darius, however, was so pleased with the exhibition of industry and dexterity which he saw in their sister, that he sent orders to Megabazus to transport Paeonians into Asia.
- Herodotus 5.12
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
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