Abstract


Persian Hegemony in Western Anatolia in Period of Cyrus II: War, Resistance, Escape and Submission
Persian King Cyrus II, having been eliminated Median Kingdom, founded an empire which will remain standing about three hundred year. In his empire there were Lydian kingdom and Greek cities and other indigenous people in Asia Minor. The aim of paper is to analyze overthrowing Lydian Kingdom by Cyrus and then Persian governance in Western Anatolia as focus to Persian politcal hegemony and reactions againt hegemony.

Keywords
Persians, Lydians, Cyrus II, Western Anatolia.