The Median tribes are these: the Busae, the Paretaceni, the Struchates, the Arizanti, the Budii, the Magi. Their tribes are this many.
Arizanti (Arizantoi, Her. i. 101), one of the six tribes of ancient Media mentioned by Herodotus. The name is derived from the Sanscrit Arya-Zantu of noble race. (Bopp, Vergl. Gr. i. p. 213.) Chrysantas (Chruantas, Xen. Cyrop. ii. 3. 5) is a name of similar origin and signification.
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