Argeus (pretender)

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Argeus was a Greek general who claimed the right to the Macedonian throne at the time of Philip II of Macedon. Argeus was supported by Athens, which opposed Macedon, and used Athenian money to buy a mercenary army and take the port city of Methone. Argeus was ultimately not successful in opposing Philip, as Macedon was able to unite all of Greece by the time of Phillip II's death.


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