Perses (son of Perseus)
In Greek mythology, Perses (//; Ancient Greek: Πέρσης) was the son of Andromeda and Perseus, and taken for Achaemenes (of the Pasargadae) as the ancestor of the Persians according to Plato. Apparently the Persians knew the story as Xerxes tried to use it to bribe the Argives during his invasion of Greece, but ultimately failed to do so. Perses was left in Cossaei and with the Oceanid Perse became the father of the Perseides or in other words, Achaemenid Persians.
- David Sacks; Oswyn Murray; Lisa R. Brody (2005). Encyclopedia of the ancient Greek world. Infobase Publishing. pp. 256 (at the bottom left portion).
- Herodotus vii.150
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