Meleager (king)

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Meleager
King of Macedon
Reign279 BC
PredecessorPtolemy Keraunos
SuccessorAntipater II Etesias
Born3rd c. BC
Died3rd c. BC
GreekΜελέαγρος
HousePtolemaic dynasty
FatherPtolemy I Soter
MotherEurydice of Antipatrids


Meleager of Macedon (Greek: Μελέαγρος) was the brother of Ptolemy Keraunos and son of Ptolemy I Soter and Eurydice. Meleager ruled as King of Macedon during 279 BC for two months until he was compelled by his Macedonian troops to resign his crown.[1]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, v2. p. 1017

References[edit]

  • "The Ancient Library". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. Retrieved November 5, 2009.
Preceded by
Ptolemy II Ceraunus
King of Macedon
279 BC
Succeeded by
Antipater II Etesias