Elimiotis or Elimeia or Elimaea (Ancient Greek: ἡ Ἐλιμία, Ἐλίμεια; inhabitants: Elimiotes, οἱ Ἐλιμιῶται) was a region of Upper Macedonia that was located along the Haliacmon, north of Perrhaebia/Thessaly, west of Pieria, east of Parauaea, and south of Orestis. In earlier times, it was independent, but later was incorporated into the Argead kingdom of Macedon. Its capital was Aiane and Derdas family ruled the local Kingdom before incorporation into Macedon. By 355 BC, Elimiotis was part of the Kingdom of Macedonia.
Archons of Elimiotis
- Arrhidaeus (bef. 513 BC)
- Derdas I (av. 435-505)
- Sirras (born 405 to 385)
- Derdas II (av. 585-360)
- Derdas III, (av. 360-355), last king of Elimiotis.
- Antigonus I Monophthalmus (382-301 BC), Hellenistic ruler.
- Calas, a general and satrap of Alexander the Great.
- Coenus, a general of Alexander the Great.
- Cleander, officer of Alexander the Great.
- Harpalus, noble and boyhood friend of Alexander the Great.
- Machatas of Elimeia, noble of Elimiotis.
- Philip of Machatas, a general of Alexander the Great.
- Philinna, female dancer from Larissa and second wife of Philip II of Macedonia.
- Polemocrates, noble of Elimiotis.
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