Perseus, Macedonian king

Nikola Čašule

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Encyclopedia of ancient history
EditorsRoger S. Bagnall, Kai Brodersen, Craige B. Champion, Andrew Erskine, Sabine R Huebner
Place of PublicationMalden, MA
PublisherWiley-Blackwell, Wiley
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781444338386
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


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