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  Perseus of Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Perseus was the last king of the Antigonid dynasty, who ruled the successor state in Macedon created upon the death of Alexander the Great.
Perseus had been jealous of Demetrius' success as ambassador to Rome and had convinced their father to have him poisoned as a potential usurper.
Although Perseus had some initial success, the war ended with the King's surrender to the Roman general Lucius Aemilius Paullus after his decisive defeat at the Battle of Pydna, and his eventual imprisonment in Rome.
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 Perseus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Perseus, Greek Περσεύς, was the son of Danae, and the only grandchild of Acrisius king of Argos.
The oracle of Ammon having announced that no relief would be found until the king exposed his daughter Andromeda to the monster, she was fastened to a rock on the shore.
Here Perseus, returning from having slain the gorgon, found her, slew the monster, set her free, and married her in spite of Phineus, to whom she had before been promised.
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 Book Encyclopedia - Web Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In order to force Perseus from his ground, Paullus sent a small force (8,200 foot and 120 horse) under the command of Scipio Nasica to the coast, a feint to convince Perseus that they were attempting a riverborne flanking manuver.
According to Plutarch, Perseus' cavalry had yet to engage, and both the King and his cavalry were accused of cowardice by the surviving infantry.
Perseus later surrendered to Paullus, and was paraded in triumph in Rome.
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 Encyclopedia: Perseus (constellation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Perseus of myth is the protagonist of one of the most famous of the ancient Greeks' many interesting myths.
Perseus with the Head of Medusa Perseus, Greek Περσεύς, was the son of Danae, the only child of Acrisius king of Argos.
Perseus was the son of mortal Danae and the god Zeus.
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 Perseus of Macedon
Perseus was the last king of the Antigonid dynasty, the successor state in Macedon created upon the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC.
He also has the distinction of being the last of the line, after losing the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC at which point Macedon came under Roman rule.
Soon Rome and and Perseus were at war, which ended with Perseus' surrender to Paullus after the Battle of Pydna, and his eventual imprisonment in Rome.
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 The Third Macedonian Was   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When Eumenes II complained he was attacked at Delphi by assassins sent by Perseus, the Roman senate declared war on Macedonia in 172 and mobilized against Perseus' army of 43,000.
In 179 Perseus - the anti-Roman candidate for the throne - became King of Macedon.
Perseus was deposed, and Macedonia was divided into four republics, which were forbidden to have relations with one another; they paid tribute to Rome at half the rate they had previously paid to the king.
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 (44) Macedon, Perseus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Perseus, the last Macedonian king, succeeded his father, Philip V, in 179 B.C. From the beginning he was careful in securing allies against his greatest threat, Eumenes II of Pergamon.
Perseus eventually surrendered to the Romans and died in captivity in Rome.
The relatively light weight of this tetradrachm suggests that it was issued while Perseus waged war with Rome, since at the end of his reign he apparently reduced the weight standard of the coins in order to meet the financial demands of paying his army.
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 Kings of Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Perseus 179-168 BC After Perseus's defeat at the Battle of Pydna in 168 BC, Macedon was divided into four republics under Roman domination.
This led to the Fourth Macedonian War, in which Andriscus was defeated by the Romans, and Macedon annexed to Rome in 148 BC.
Budburst This festival, held in October, is a celebration of the wines, vineyards and winemakers of the Macedon Ranges.
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 Encyclopedia: Perseus of Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Perseus was the son of Danae, the only child of Acrisius king of Argos.
Macedon (or Macedonia from Greek Μακεδονία) in Classical Antiquity was the ancient Greek state of Macedonia, bordering with the Greek state of Epirus on the west and with Thrace on the East.
Macedon (also sometimes known as Macedonia) was an ancient kingdom in the present-day territory of northern Greece, inhabited by Dorian Greeks.
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 Demetrius I of Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Demetrius I (337-283 BC), surnamed Poliorcetes ("Besieger"), son of Antigonus I Monophthalmus and Stratonice, was a king of Macedon (294 - 288 BC).
At the age of twenty-two he was left by his father to defend Syria against Ptolemy the son of Lagus; he was totally defeated in Battle of Gaza, but soon partially repaired his loss by a victory in the neighbourhood of Myus.
His descendants remained in possession of the Macedonian throne till the time of Perseus, when Macedon was conquered by the Romans.
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 macedon
Macedon is a historical region and former kingdom on the borders of northern Greece, from which Alexander the Great originated, and which provided the initial base for his conquests of Persia, Egypt and the northwestern borderlands of India.
The area's ancient inhabitants spoke a language closely related to the Greek of the states to the south, and from the 5th century BC Macedon was closely associated with Greek cultural and political development.
In 215 BC Macedon became involved in the first of three wars with the rising power of Rome: defeat in the second (197 BC) and third (168 BC) led to the deposition of the Macedonian dynasty and the establishment of Roman client republics.
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 Perseus - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Perseus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Perseus, Greek ὁ Περσεύς, was the son of Danae, the only child of Acrisius king of Argos.
Gorgo was born about 507 B.C. After her father's rather awful death she married his brother, Leonidas, who became king and was the hero of the battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. Like her namesake Gorgophone, Gorgo remarried another Spartan king, and spawned yet another.
Gorgo herself was renowned in Spartan legend, and it is curious that she bore the name that was so closely identified with the legendary Perseus and his daughter, who, if they really lived, pre-dated Gorgo by over seven centuries.
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 Kings of Macedon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Macedon (also known as Macedonia) was an ancient kingdom in the present-day territory of northern Greece, inhabited by the Ancient Macedonians.
The Kingdom of Macedon itself soon lost direct control of these vast Asian territories, but it retained its hegemony over Greece itself until defeated by the Roman Republic in the Macedonian Wars (215 - 148 BC).
Antipater, Regent of Macedon 334-319 BC Philip III Arrihadeus 323-317 BC Alexander IV 323-310 BC
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Pydna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
See also Roman Republic (18th century) and Roman Republic (19th century) The Roman Republic (Latin: Res Publica Romanorum) was the representative government of Rome and its territories from 510 BC until the establishment of the Roman Empire, sometimes placed at 44 BC (the year of Caesars appointment as perpetual...
Macedon (or Macedonia from Greek Μακεδονία) in Classical Antiquity was a state bordering with the Greek state of Epirus on the west and with Thrace on the East.
Coin of Perseus of Macedon Perseus was a king of the Antigonid dynasty, who ruled the successor state in Macedon created upon the death of Alexander the Great.
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 Perseus of Macedon -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Perseus had been jealous of Demetrius' success as ambassador to (Capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire) Rome and had convinced their father to have him poisoned as a potential usurper.
His interference in the affairs of his neighbours, his armed visit to (An ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the Temple of Apollo) Delphi, his avoidance of the Roman ambassadors to Macedonia, and his dynastic marriages all gave Rome cause for concern.
Soon Rome and Perseus were at war, which ended with Perseus' surrender to (Click link for more info and facts about Paullus) Paullus after the Battle of Pydna, and his eventual imprisonment in Rome.
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 Perseus of Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Perseus had jealous of Demetrius' success as ambassador to Rome and had convinced their father to him poisoned as a potential usurper.
The favoured Demetrius and Perseus' role in killing did not endear him to Rome when took the throne.
His interference the affairs of his neighbours his armed to Delphi his avoidance of the Roman ambassadors Macedonia and his dynastic marriages all gave cause for concern.
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 Fourth Macedonian War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the years that followed the fall of Perseus, Macedon and Greece had sunk into a increasing misrule.
In 149 BC there appeared a new Macedon pretender to the throne, Andriscus, calling himself Philip and claiming to be the grandson of Philip V and son of Perseus.
With the death of Callicrates, leadership of the Achaean League passed to Critolaus and Diaeus, outspoken proponents of Greek independence from Rome.
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 Perseus articles and news from Start Learning Now   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On the way back to Seriphos, Perseus stopped in Aethiopia (not to be confused with Ethiopia, the modern name for Axum), ruled by King Cepheus and Queen Boast of CassiopeiaCassiopeia.
The oracle of Ammon having announced that no relief would be found until the king exposed his daughter Andromeda (mythology)Andromeda to the monster, she was fastened to a rock on the shore.
One legend goes that Perseus turned Atlas (mythology)Atlas the Titan (mythology)Titan into Atlas the mountain using the head of Medusa when he refused to give Perseus shelter.
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 Greece After the Second Punic War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Perseus was banished to the small county town of Alba Fucens wher he should spend the rest of his life.
Perseus was humiliated by being paraded in Paullus's triumph, and was kept in miserable circumstances in Italy.
In 149 BC there appeared a new Macedon claimant to the throne, Andriscus, calling himself Philip and pretending to be the grandson of Philip V and son of Perseus.
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 All Empires - THE ROMANS PART II: 262 BC - 113 BC - CONQUEST OF THE MEDITERRAEAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the year 133, Carthage and Macedon had been destroyed and the Ptolemies and Seleucids were ruling puny kingdoms at the edge of the known world.
The king of Macedon, Philip V (who had sided with Hannibal during the Second Punic War), and the king of the Seleucid Empire, Antiochus III the Great (who was busy reconquering what his predecessors had lost) signed a treaty in which they would divide most of Alexander's heritage, including Egypt.
Whether Perseus was really preaparing new Macedonian resistance against Rome is unclear, but it is clear that Rome invaded Macedon in 172/1 and started the Third Macedonian War.
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 Perseus de Macedon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Perseus era rey de la dinastía de Antigonid, que gobernó el estado del sucesor en Macedon creado sobre la muerte de Alexander el grande.
Perseus había sido celoso del éxito de Demetrius como embajador a Roma y había convencido a su padre que lo hiciera envenenar como usurper potencial.
Pronto Roma y Perseus estaban en la guerra, que terminó con la entrega de Perseus a Paullus después de la batalla de Pydna, y su encarcelamiento eventual en Roma.
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 Perseus (Makedonien) - netlexikon
Perseus war ein König der Dynastie der Antigoniden, die den Diadochen-Staat Makedonien regierte, der nach dem Tod von Alexander dem Großen entstanden war.
starb König Philipp V. von Makedonien, ein Jahr nachdem er seinen prorömischen Sohn Demetrius hingerichtet hatte: Perseus hatte in seiner Eifersucht auf Demetrius’ Erfolg als Gesandter in Rom ihren Vater überredet, ihn als potenziellen Usurpator vergiften zu lassen.
Seine Einmischungen in die Angelegenheiten seiner Nachbarn, sein bewaffneter Auftritt in Delphi, das Meiden römischer Gesandter in Makedonien, und seine dynastischen Ehen gaben Rom Anlass zu Besorgnis.
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 Perseus, in astronomy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
known as the Perseids appears to radiate from a star in Perseus; this shower can be seen every year for several nights beginning Aug. 10, after midnight.
In 1901 a brilliant nova was observed in the constellation.
Perseus reaches its highest point in the evening sky in late December.
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 Perseus - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For the constellation, see Perseus (constellation); for the Macedonian king, see Perseus of Macedon; for Perseus Digital Library, see Perseus Project
Perseus, Greek Περσεύς, was the son of Danae, the only child of Acrisius king of Argos.
This page was last modified 05:29, 19 May 2005.
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 Articles - Third Macedonian War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Romans began to worry that Perseus would destroy Roman political control in Greece and restore former Macedonian sovereignty over Greek states.
The Romans were afraid for the balance of power in Greece and declared a new war with Macedonia.
These republics had to pay duty to Rome, but it was less then previously owed to Perseus.
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 AllRefer.com - Perseus, king of Macedon (Ancient History, Greece, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Perseus, king of Macedon, Ancient History, Greece, Biographies
The resultant Third Macedonian War (171–168) began with a Macedonian cavalry victory and then dragged on indecisively.
Finally Aemilius Paullus took command of the Roman forces and soundly defeated (168) Perseus at Pydna on the Gulf of ThessalonIki.
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