Tyrimmas of Macedon

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Tyrimmas
King of Macedon
Reign traditional: 750–700 BC
Predecessor Coenus
Successor Perdiccas I
Issue Perdiccas I
Dynasty Argead dynasty
Father Coenus
Religious beliefs Ancient Greek religion

Tyrimmas (Ancient Greek: Τυρίμμας) was an Argead King of Macedon from about 750 BC to 700 BC.

In the "History of The World", Sir Walter Raleigh states that Caranus, leading a colony into Macedon(ia), observed a herd of goats fleeing a storm and followed them to the Gates of Edessa. Being dark, he entered the city un-noticed and took the city without resistance. Soon after he overthrew Cisseus to become ruler of Macedon(ia). After ruling for twenty eight years, he was succeeded by Coenus, who ruled for twelve years. Coenus was succeeded by his eldest son Tyrimmas who ruled for twenty eight years. Tyrimmas was followed by Perdiccas I.