|Title of host publication||The Encyclopedia of ancient history|
|Editors||Roger S. Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B. Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine R Huebner|
|Place of Publication||Malden, MA|
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
Perseus (213–165 or 162 bce), king of Macedonia 179–168, revived Macedonian power and pursued a foreign policy which led to conflict with Rome in the Third Macedonian War. Perseus' defeat at the Battle of Pydna in 168 resulted in the partition of Macedonia and the end of the Macedonian monarchy.