Alcetas II of Macedon
|King of Macedon|
|Reign||traditional: 454–448 BC|
|Royal house||(Ancient) Macedon|
|Religious beliefs||Ancient Greek religion|
Alcetas II (Greek: Ἀλκέτας B' ὁ Μακεδών; died 448 BC) was the king of Macedon.
Alcetas was the eldest son of Alexander I and unknown queen; a grandson of Amyntas I and Eurydice. He became king of Macedon following the death of his father in 454 BC. His brothers were Perdiccas II and Prince Philip(pus). He was known for his alcohol dependence. After 6 years as king, he was killed by his nephew Archelaus. Alcetas's younger brother (Archelaus' father) Perdiccas then took over the Macedonian throne.
|King of Macedon