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  1. Feb 2014
    1. all except the Milesians, with whom alone Cyrus made a treaty on the same terms as that which they had with the Lydians.

      1.141 Herodotus singles out the relationship Cyrus establishes with the Milesians (distinct from the one formed with the Ionians and Aeolians). It is one definitively more favorable terms having been previously set down in a treaty rather than bartered for.