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Attalus I, 269–197 BCE

R. M. Errington.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History. 426 words.

Attalus I (269–197 bce), ruler of *Pergamum (241–197), the first Pergamene to use the royal title. Cousin and adopted son of *Eumenes (1) I, Attalus expanded and consolidated his kingdom through...

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Attalus II, 220–138 BCE

R. M. Errington.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History. 223 words.

Attalus II (220–138 bce), king of *Pergamum (158–138), second son of *Attalus I, called ‘Philadelphus’ (‘Brother-loving’). Attalus served under his brother *Eumenes (2) II as loyal general against...

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Ctesias

Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History. 1875 words.

Ctesias of Cnidus was a doctor at the court of Artaxerxes II and the author of a history of Persia and other works. He seems to have studied, and possibly practised, medicine at Cnidus. The exact...

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Egypt, Ptolemaic

Dorothy J. Thompson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History. 968 words.

In the period from the death of Alexander (3) the Great in 323 bce until Octavian's conquest and the death of *Cleopatra VII in 30 bce the Egyptian throne was held by Macedonians, and from...

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Evagoras , c. 435–374/373 bce

Donald Ernest Wilson Wormell and Simon Hornblower.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History. 423 words.

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Fratarakā, Sub-Seleucid Dynasty in Persis

Josef Wiesehöfer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Middle Eastern History. 1906 words.

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Ptolemy(1), name of the Macedonian kings of Egypt

Dorothy J. Thompson, Albert Brian Bosworth, Theodore John Cadoux and Ernst Badian.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Greek History; Middle Eastern History; Ancient Roman History. 2654 words.

The name of all the Macedonian kings of Egypt.(‘Saviour’) (c. 367–282 bce) son of Lagus and Arsinoë, served *Alexander (3) the Great of Macedon as an experienced general and childhood friend. At Susa...

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