Perses (son of Andromeda and Perseus)

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In Greek mythology, Perses was the son of Andromeda and Perseus, and taken for Achaemenes (of the Pasargadae tribe)[citation needed] as the ancestor of the Persians according to Plato.[1] He was left in Cossaea and with the Oceanid Perse became the father of the Perseides or in other words, Achaemenid Persians.


  1. ^ David Sacks; Oswyn Murray; Lisa R. Brody (2005). Encyclopedia of the ancient Greek world. Infobase Publishing. pp. 256 (at the bottom left portion).